Man shot during reported domestic incident in north Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WRKN) – Metro police are searching for a suspect they believe shot a man during a domestic dispute in north Nashville Tuesday morning.

It happened on Delaware Avenue near 41st Avenue North around 4:30 a.m.

Police told News 2 the victim was shot after getting into a confrontation with a man who came to see a woman at the home.

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

Police told News 2 this is likely a domestic incident. The suspect has a history of domestic violence.

The suspect dropped his weapon at the scene and police have recovered it.

Police believe the suspect fled the scene in a black Dodge Avenger with a busted out back window.

The suspect has been identified by police and a search is underway.

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