NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A teen is facing charges for a drug-related shooting in Hermitage.
It happened shortly before 2 p.m. Friday on Boulder Park Drive.
Police said James Turley, 18, and Elijah Evenson, also 18, were meeting to engage in a marijuana transaction. They got into an altercation and Turley reportedly shot Evenson before taking off.
Evenson suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen and was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for treatment.
He and witnesses on the scene identified Turley as the gunman.
Police caught him a short time later at the intersection of Highland View Drive and Andrew Jackson Parkway.
Turley was taken into custody and charged with attempted criminal homicide.