Woman shot during robbery attempt while walking to car in north Nashville

(Photo: WKRN)
(Photo: WKRN)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A woman was shot in the chest during a robbery attempt in north Nashville early Saturday morning.

Metro police reported the shooting occurred as the victim was walking to a nightclub from her car around 2 a.m.

She was near her car when the suspect attempted to rob her at the intersection of Hampton Street and Avondale Circle, according to police.

The suspect fired one shot, striking the woman in the arm and chest.

She was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect fled the scene in a Chevy Impala with a temporary tag.

No additional information was immediately released.

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

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