Man confronts, shoots burglar at Nashville apartments

Posted at 5:46 AM, Jun 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-03 07:19:05-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Police responded to a Nashville apartment complex after a man confronted and shot a burglar.

The incident happened early Monday morning at the Mosaic apartments on Patricia Drive, not far from Murfreesboro Pike.

Metro Nashville police said the man who lived in the unit confronted the burglar who “wasn’t in his right mind.”

The suspect got inside after using a chair to shatter the patio door.

When the burglar wouldn’t leave, the man shot him in the leg, police said. He's expected to be OK.

The suspect’s name was not released.