NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Metro police are investigating after a 16-year-old was shot Sunday afternoon in the Priest Lake area.

Officers responded around 1:45 p.m. to a reported shooting at the Heron Pointe Apartments on Heron Pointe Drive off Bell Road.

When police arrived, they said they learned a male wearing all black fired a shot, striking the 16-year-old in the back.

The shooter fled in a white four-door vehicle, officers revealed.

No additional information was immediately released. The investigation is ongoing.