Police search for robbery suspect after shooting

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(Graphic: WKRN)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Police are on the lookout for a robbery suspect after a man showed up at a Nashville hospital with a gunshot wound Monday night.

Metro police say two people were walking near the CWA Apartments near Shelby Avenue and South 5th Street Monday night when a man approached them and showed a gun.

One of the people handed over their cell phone when the robber shot him in the side.

The 25-year-old victim walked into the St. Thomas Midtown Hospital with the non-life threatening gunshot wound, according to police.

The suspect is described as a young male with three-inch long dreadlocks. The suspect was wearing a red and blue shirt, stood about 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighed around 150 pounds.

Anyone with information about the robber is asked to contact police at 615-74-CRIME

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