2 injured in shooting south of downtown Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Metro police are investigating after two people were shot south of downtown Nashville Wednesday morning.

The shooting happened just after 8 a.m. on Lafayette Street at the JC Napier housing development.

Metro police told News 2 a man was shot in his side and stomach. He was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with critical injuries.

A woman was also shot in her arm. She was also taken to Vanderbilt for treatment.

Police said the man stated he was robbed. Both victims are now in stable condition.

No suspect description was immediately released.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and WKRN.com for updates.

Anyone with information is asked to contact our partners at Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.      

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