Man injured in north Nashville shooting - WKRN News 2

Man injured in north Nashville shooting

Posted: Updated: June 14, 2013 01:00 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -

A man was hospitalized after a shooting in north Nashville early Friday morning.

The shooting happened just before 3 a.m. near 23rd Avenue North and Formossa Street.

Authorities told Nashville's News 2 a nearby officer followed the sound of a gunshot before finding a 33-year-old man sitting on the sidewalk, bleeding from a gunshot wound to his leg.

The victim told police he didn't know why he was targeted or who the suspect could be.

The shooter was seen fleeing the scene in a black SUV or pickup truck.

The victim was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Officials said the investigation is ongoing.

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