Resident shot during East Nashville home invasion

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police are investigating after a man broke into an East Nashville home Wednesday morning and shot the man who lives there.

It happened on Cleveland Street around 12:30 a.m.

Metro police told News 2 the shooter got into the home through a window and shot the resident in the hip.

The victim was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect was described as a having dreadlocks and wearing a ski mask.

No additional information was released.

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

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