49-year-old woman struck by bullet that hit home in east Nashville

(Photo: WKRN)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police are investigating a shooting in east Nashville Wednesday.

The incident occurred in the 800 block of Joseph Avenue at around 2 p.m.

Authorities say nine people were inside the home at the time of the shooting, including young children.

Metro police report that a gun was fired from behind the home and a bullet went through a house.

A fragment of the bullet struck a 49-year-old woman.

The victim was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries and is expected to be released shortly.

Her identity has not been released.

An investigation is currently underway.

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