4-Year-Old Boy Among 4 Injured In Edgehill Shooting

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4-Year-Old Boy Among 4 Injured In Edgehill Shooting

CREATED Apr 18, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Four people, including a four-year-old boy, were injured Thursday night during a shooting south of downtown Nashville.

The shooting was reported around 9 p.m. on 14th Avenue South in the Edgehill area.

Police said a man dressed in black shot the four victims, and then fled the scene.

Officials with the Metro Nashville Police Department said two of the victims, including the 4-year-old, were transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Two other victims were also brought to the hospital with gunshot wounds. All four victims were said to have serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

Two of the victims were identified as 53-year-old Delphetis Caruthers and Mary Simmons, who is the mother of the 4-year-old. 

Police said Caruthers got into an argument with two men, but Simmons did not know who they men were.

The investigation was ongoing. Anyone with information was asked to call Crime Stoppers at (615)74-CRIME.