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Man Shot During Home Invasion In South Nashville

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Man Shot During Home Invasion In South Nashville

By Tiffany Johnson. CREATED Aug 6, 2014 - UPDATED: Aug 6, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A man was shot during a home invasion in south Nashville late Tuesday night.

Metropolitan Nashville Police were called to the home on Foxglove Drive around 10:30 p.m.

The homeowner told officers three men forced their way inside after he answered the door. A scuffle broke out, and the man in his 60s was shot in the leg.

The gunmen stole some items from the home, and took off.

Police brought in K9 units as well as their helicopter to search the area, but no arrests were made.

The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. His name was not immediately released.

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