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19-Year-Old Man Shot In Back While Walking Across Parking Lot

19-Year-Old Man Shot In Back While Walking Across Parking Lot

CREATED Jun 30, 2014

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.