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Man shot in the face in North Nashville shooting

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Posted at 11:09 PM, Feb 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-13 00:09:41-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A man was shot in the face in North Nashville, but was able to walk to block to find help.

Officers were called to the 1700 block of 17th Ave. North Tuesday night.

According to Metro Nashville Police officials, the man was shot in the face then walked to a fire station with the bullet still stuck in his head.

He was then transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He's expected to survive.

Police are investigating. The suspect was described as a tall man with a black and gray skull cap.