Teen Shot In Attempted Robbery Near Vanderbilt

Posted at 6:42 AM, Nov 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-05 15:29:07-05

A teenager was shot near Vanderbilt University's campus during an attempted robbery.

The shooting happened around 2:00 a.m. Sunday on 21st Avenue South near Capers Avenue.

The 19-year-old told police he was shot in the shoulder as someone tried to rob him.

His injuries were not life-threatening. 

Officers said the teen was not a student at Vanderbilt University.