Gunman fires 18 shots, injures man

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Metro police are searching for a man who fired 18 shots and injured another man late Sunday night.

The incident happened just before 11 p.m. in the 4800 block of Jonquil Drive in south Nashville.

According to police, the victim had just arrived at an engagement party when he saw another man walk toward his vehicle and pull out a handgun.

The victim tried to drive away but was blocked in by other parked cars on the street.

The victim was forced to get out of his vehicle and run.

He was treated for a gunshot wound and was later released. 

Police discovered 18 shell casings at the scene and said the victim's car was hit eight times.

Authorities said the suspect is described as a black male and was wearing a black baseball hat, black pants and a gray t-shirt at the time of the shooting.

He was armed with a black semi-automatic handgun and may be driving a black Chevrolet Malibu.

Anyone with information is urged to call Metro police or Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME.

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