Man critically injured in shooting at SoBro gas station

Victim walked to a Nashville Fire Station for help
Man injured in shooting at SoBro gas station
Posted at 4:16 AM, Nov 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-11 11:23:01-05

A man was critically injured in a shooting at a SoBro gas station early Thursday morning, according to Metro Police.

The shooting was reported at a gas station off of 2nd Avenue South at about 2:20 a.m. Thursday. Now detectives are looking for a male suspect.

A homeless man went to the gas station to buy some items, according to police. When he came out, he got into a man's car to buy marijuana, police said.

The driver of the SUV reversed, striking a newer model grey sedan, possibly a Toyota Camry.

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The man at the gas pumps pulled out a gun and shot into the car, injuring the homeless man in the passenger seat. The bullet struck him in the jaw.

Police said he then walked to nearby Nashville Fire Station 9 and was taken to the hospital from there. He was transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

The suspected shooter is a Black man who is approximately 5’6” tall. Anyone who recognizes the man wanted for questioning is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.