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Trail Of Blood Leads Police To Shooting Scene

Posted at 8:14 AM, Mar 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-18 09:43:57-04

Police were able to follow a trail of blood to the scene of a reported shooting after a victim showed up at an area hospital with a gunshot wound.

Details of the incident were limited at this time, but officials with Metro Nashville Police said a shooting victim arrived at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital. 

The victim told police that he was transported to the hospital by a car.

However, investigators said a trail of blood left behind at the scene suggested otherwise. According to police, he likely walked to the hospital.

His identity was not known.

No additional information was provided. 

The shooting remained under investigation.