A teenager was taken to a Nashville hospital after he was shot in the face near a shopping center.
The shooting happened just after midnight Thursday near the Northlake Village Shopping Center on Old Hickory Boulevard in Hermitage.
Metro Nashville Police said the victim was in a car leaving the parking lot, when another vehicle pulled up to them and fired numerous rounds into their car.
Investigators said the 18-year-old victim was driven to Vanderbilt University Medical Center by his girlfriend. He suffered a gunshot wound to his face, and investigators said he was immediately taken into surgery. He was listed in critical condition.
The victim's girlfriend described the suspect's vehicle as a black, four-door sedan.
Anyone who may have seen a similar vehicle in that area, and may have information for police can give Metro Nashville Police Department a call at 615-862-8600. You can also leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at (615) 74-CRIME.