Jere Baxter student, father shot outside Talbot’s Corner apartment

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A student at Jere Baxter Middle Prep and his father were injured in a shooting Monday night in the Talbot’s Corner neighborhood of Nashville.

Metro police said it happened outside the Fallbrook Apartments on Dellway Villa Road off Dickerson Pike.

The boy was transported to Vanderbilt University Children’s Hospital. The man was taken to TriStar Skyline Medical Center. Neither of their conditions was immediately known, and their identities have not been released.

News 2 reached out to Metro Schools who confirmed the young victim is a Jere Baxter student. A schools spokeswoman said the bullet went through the father’s neck and hit the student, who was standing behind the father.

Further details weren’t immediately known. The investigation is ongoing.