Pregnant woman shot during shootout near Brick Church Pike

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police are investigating after an innocent bystander, a pregnant woman, was injured in a shootout near Brick Church Pike.

It happened just after 4 p.m. on Village Trail, not far from the I-24 and Briley Parkway interchange.

Authorities said the 38-year-old woman was hit by a bullet while standing outside her home as two groups of people exchanged gunfire from separate cars.

She was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where she and her unborn baby are expected to make a full recovery.

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The suspected gunman is described as a young black man in his late teens who was possibly driving either a dark blue Chevrolet Trail Blazer with tinted windows or a Hyundai Sonata sedan.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.

Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.

Persons can also send an electronic tip by texting the word “CASH” along with the message to 274637 (CRIMES), or online at NashvilleCrimeStoppers.com.