Man injured in north Nashville shooting

16th Avenue shooting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A 22-year-old man was injured in a shooting Wednesday night in north Nashville.

It happened around 10:15 p.m. in the 1600 block of 16th Avenue North across from a day care.

Police told News 2 the victim was standing in front of a home when an unknown man approached him, produced a pistol and began shooting.

The victim was shot in the leg. He was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect is described as a black male, wearing black clothing.

Metro police began searching the area with K-9’s for the suspect but were unsuccessful.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.

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