19-Year-Old Man Shot In Back While Walking Across Parking Lot
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A teenager was shot in the back while walking in an area just south of downtown Nashville on Sunday night.
It happened shortly after 10 p.m. in a parking lot off Lewis Street in JC Napier homes. The 19-year-old victim told Metropolitan Nashville Police that he was in the area to visit his mother.
Police said he was walking across a parking lot when a black Chevrolet pulled up. A man got out of the vehicle, and opened fire on the alleged victim before fleeing in the vehicle.
The victim was hit once in the back. He suffered a non-critical injury, and was treated and released from Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Police did not identify the victim, but said he had a lengthy criminal history.
No arrests have been made. Police were still investigating.
Anyone with information was asked to call Crime Stoppers at (615)74-CRIME.