NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A man was shot in the leg during a robbery outside an apartment complex on Tuesday night.
Police were called to the Granstaff Apartments on Rosa Parks Boulevard around 10:15 p.m. after a resident called to report that someone had been shot during a fight between two men.
When officers arrived, they did not find the shooting victim, but found bullet casings, blood and other evidence of a struggle in the parking lot. They also learned that a gunshot victim had been taken to St. Thomas Midtown hospital by private vehicle.
The victim suffered a non-life threatening injury.
He told police that a man with a gun approached him in the parking lot and demanded his money. He complied, but the man shot him once in the leg before fleeing on foot.
A helicopter and K-9 units were called out to search the area, but the robber was not found.
Anyone with information was asked to call Crime Stoppers at (615)74-CRIME.