1 dead, 1 wounded in shooting at Clarksville gathering

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A man was killed and another critically wounded in a shooting Wednesday night during a large gathering in Clarksville.

Police responded around 9:30 p.m. to the 1000 block of College Street where they said they found a chaotic scene and a “mass exodus” of people leaving the parking lot.

Officers said one shooting victim was located in the parking lot and a short time later, another shooting was found nearby on Main Street.

Based on limited information provided by witnesses, police determined there was a large gathering of people celebrating together when gunshots were fired and the two men were struck.

Clarksville police reported 26-year-old Eric Hardy, who was found in the parking lot on College Street, died at Tennova Medical Center from his injuries.

The other victim was airlifted to a Nashville hospital where he is listed in critical condition.

No suspect or vehicle description was released.

Anyone with information is urged to call the TipsLine at 931-645-8477.

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