Man shoots suspected robber at Antioch ATM

Posted at 10:43 PM, Jul 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-31 10:29:40-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Metro Nashville police said a suspected robber was shot multiple times by the man was he trying to hold up at an Antioch ATM.

The shooting was reported at about 9:45p.m. Tuesday at the US Bank near Global Mall at the Crossings on Hickory Hollow Parkway.

According to police, a man was at the ATM when he was approached by a gunman. The victim pulled out his own gun and shot the suspect multiple times, police said.

Witnesses at a nearby restaurant, Slim and Husky's, heard the gunshots and called police. They saw the suspected robber running between the restaurant and the bank. Police ultimately found him in a parking lot.

The man who was shot was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with critical injuries.

Officers interviewed the shooter and say the investigation is ongoing.