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Man arrested after shooting his girlfriend and leaving her in parking lot

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Posted at 5:38 PM, Oct 13, 2021

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Metro Police have arrested a man who they say shot his girlfriend and left her in the parking lot of her apartment complex.

The shooting happened October 4 at an apartment complex on Dellway Villa Road.

The woman's leg was broken by the bullet in the shooting.

Donte Bell Jr. was arrested Tuesday afternoon after detectives saw him walk into a convenience store on Dickerson Pike.

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Police say Bell kept reaching for his waistband when detectives went into the market to take him into custody.

A loaded semi-automatic pistol was found in Bell's pants pocket.

Police found another loaded pistol inside of Bell's vehicle during a search.