Man Shot After Confronting Suspects During Crime

Posted at 5:31 PM, Mar 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-17 18:37:08-04

A man was reportedly shot when he confronted three people trying to break into his vehicle.

The incident happened in the 1000 block of Thompson Place just before 1:30 a.m. Saturday.

Authorities said they got to the scene and found the male victim with a gunshot wound to his leg.

He was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for treatment.

The victim told police he confronted three men — either in their late teens or early 20s — who were allegedly trying to break into the victim’s vehicle.

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One of the suspects reportedly pulled out a handgun and fired two rounds at the victim. They fled on foot.

The investigation remained ongoing.