Nashville authorities had several shootings to respond to over the weekend. A drive-by shooting in north Nashville left a 15-year-old injured. Read all about this Nashville shooting here.
Drive-by Shooting Has One Casualty
A drive-by shooting in north Nashville on Sunday night injured a 15-year-old, according to reports. The incident reportedly happened around 7:00 p.m. in the 2300 block of 25th Avenue North.
Police reports say the teen suffered two gunshot wounds to the thigh. However, the injuries are non-threatening. The victim was treated at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
According to law enforcement, the suspects drove a dark Chevrolet Impala with tinted windows. The shooters fled the scene towards Clarksville Pike. One suspect was described as a black man with long dreadlocks.
The investigation is ongoing. So far noone has been taken into custody.
This is the sixth shooting reported in the Nashville area since Friday (March 2). Officers have responded to four shootings in the past 24 hours alone.
Another shooting was reported on Friday night at Carl’s Corner on Nolensville Pike. According to witnesses, an argument between staff and a patron escalated when someone fired shots in the building. One victim with non-threatening injuries was reported.
A second shooting occurred minutes after the first on 895 Bell Road. According to reports, the victim was shot in the hand while attempting to disarm the suspect.
Yet another shooting occurred at a home in Villa Place. The homeowner reportedly heard gunshots in another room and found the victim with gunshot wounds.
The most recent shooting occurred a day before the North Nashville incident on Peabody Street and Seventh Avenue South. According to police, an argument over a drug deal resulted in the two men scuffling over the gun. One of them was shot in the leg.