Man robbed, shot in thigh by 2 armed suspects

Officials: Girl accidentally kills gun instructor (Image 1)
Officials: Girl accidentally kills gun instructor (Image 1)

A man was shot in the leg just after Midnight on Wednesday in north Nashville.

Officers responded to the 1600 block of 14th Avenue North at 12:15 a.m.

Upon arrival, authorities were informed the victim had already been transported to a local hospital in a private vehicle.

Witnesses reported that two black men between the ages of 20 and 30 approached the victim, pulled out a gun and told the victim to take off his pants.

After robbing him, one suspect shot him in the upper thigh and the two men fled.

The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries.

Officers could not locate a crime scene.

One suspect is described as a black male who is five feet, six inches tall and weighs around 145 pounds. He has a faded haircut and was wearing a blue shirt, black jean shorts and white shoes at the time of the crime.

The second suspect is described as a black male who is five feet, eleven inches tall and weighs around 160 pounds. He has thick hair, lighter skin, and was wearing a white tank top and multi-colored shorts at the time of the crime.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Metro police at 615-862-8600.

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