Police: Man shot in East Nashville, injuries appear critical

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Metro police are investigating an East Nashville shooting that sent one man to the hospital Monday night.  

Officers were called to the 1200 block of Joseph Avenue after reports that a man had been shot in the stomach and chest. Police say they found the man in a backyard and transported him to the hospital. Police say his injuries appear critical. 

MNPD reports a male suspect fled the scene. Police say this is an ongoing investigation.  

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