Man injured in shooting at east Nashville halfway house

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WRKN) – A man was injured after a shooting at an east Nashville halfway house Thursday night.

It happened at a residence on Riverside Drive near Greenwood Avenue around 10 p.m.

Police told News 2 a man walked into the halfway house looking for his ex-girlfriend.

He then reportedly entered a male resident’s bedroom and demanded to know where she was, allegedly lunging at the man.

According to police, the resident retrieved a gun from underneath his pillow and fired at least one shot, striking the intruder.

The man fled from the residence and went to a nearby bar for help.

He was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

His identity was not immediately released.

Police are investigating and charges have yet to be filed.


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