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Suspect Arrested In Inglewood Shooting

Posted at 10:31 PM, Jul 19, 2016

A convicted felon has been put back behind bars for a crime he allegedly committed more than two months ago. 

Officials with the Metro Nashville Police Department said 22-year-old Van Hammonds III robbed four construction workers at gunpoint at a site on Brush Hill Road in Inglewood.

Police said Hammonds and approached two of the victims and demanded their wallets at gunpoint.

One of the men did what he was asked, but the other threw an ax at Hammonds, who police said then fired a shot at the man, hitting him in the leg.

A second suspect allegedly robbed two other men in another part of the site.

Investigators said both suspects fled the scene in a vehicle.

Hammonds has been charged with three counts of aggravated robbery and one count of attempted aggravated robbery.

He was also charged with aggravated burglary and theft in a home break-in on Huffine Street.

Bond was set at $417,500.

Updated details on the condition of the man who was shot were not available.