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1 Injured In East Nashville Attempted Robbery, Shooting

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Posted at 3:09 PM, Oct 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-24 17:43:39-04

An attempted robbery ended in a shooting in East Nashville that sent one person to the hospital.

It happened around 12:30 p.m. Monday.

The victim told Metro Nashville Police officers that the suspect shot him after trying to rob him and take the vehicle while on Chase Street.

The victim then tried to drive away, but only made it to the 2700 block of Mailan Drive. He was shot in the leg.

Police took a person of interest into custody, and were trying to determine some kind of motive.