Early Sunday morning around 1:30 a.m., Metro police responded to a shooting call at the Vistas Apartments on Nolensville Pike.
The victim, an 18-year-old Hispanic man, was shot in the buttocks while in the stairwell of one of the apartment buildings.
Police told Nashville's News 2 the suspect was in a black 4-door Honda.
The victim said the front passenger of the vehicle was the one who shot him.
The investigation is ongoing.
No other details were released.