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Man Shot After Soccer Match In Edgehill

Man Shot After Soccer Match In Edgehill

CREATED Apr 27, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A 31-year-old man was shot Sunday night after an adult league soccer match.

Officials with the Metro Nashville Police Department said the incident occurred around 7:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of Edgehill Avenue. The victim’s name was not released.

Police said the victim was shot at the conclusion of an adult league soccer match. The suspect and victim were reportedly playing on opposing teams.

After the game, witnesses told police the suspect retrieved a handgun and began shooting in the direction of the victim's team.

The victim was struck in the shoulder and was transported to an area hospital.

A suspect has not been identified. Police said the investigation is ongoing.