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Juvenile arrested for shooting at Kwik Sak gas station that left woman in critical condition

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Posted at 7:16 PM, Sep 05, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-16 19:46:52-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — At least one person was injured Monday afternoon after a shooting at a gas station at the intersection of South Hamilton Road and Clarksville Pike.

Metro Nashville Police Department officers responded to a reported shooting at a Kwik Sak gas station and convenience store in the 2000 block of S Hamilton Road just after 5 p.m.

Metro police said a 16-year-old suspect was taken into custody Friday, September 16 in relation to this shooting.

Officials at the scene said an unidentified gunshot victim believed to be related to this incident ended up at a nearby hospital but was not taken by ambulance.

Metro police identified the shooting victim as a 25-year-old woman, who was critically injured. She was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical center by a private vehicle and is expected to survive.

Detectives with the Metro police Violent Crimes unit were able to determine that the victim and another woman met for a "pre-planned physical altercation" before the shooting occurred. The suspect allegedly fired multiple shots during this altercation, says Metro police.

The suspect was seen in juvenile court September 16 and has been charged with attempted criminal homicide, aggravated assault, reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon and juvenile handgun possession.