1 injured in shooting outside east Nashville home

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – One man was injured when he was shot during a robbery attempt outside a home in east Nashville Tuesday night.

It happened in the 2800 block of Bronte Avenue around 10:30 p.m.

Metro police told News 2 the victim was walking from the Litton Corner Market when three people approached him and demanded his property.

He gave the suspects some cigars and was shot in the torso as he was attempting to get away, according to police.

The victim was taken to Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital by private vehicle but was transferred to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

The suspects were described as three young men, all wearing dark hooded sweatshirts and under 6 feet tall.

No additional information was immediately released.

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

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