Gunshot victim found lying in the street near downtown Nashville


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Metro police are investigating after a man with a gunshot wound was found lying in the street just south of downtown Nashville early Wednesday morning.

The victim was found near the intersection of Lafayette Street and Fairfield Avenue around 4:30 a.m.

Metro police said the victim was shot in the leg. He was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where his condition is unknown.

The victim was found by a rideshare driver who nearly hit the man and called 911. The victim told the driver he did not know who shot him and that it was a drive-by shooting.

No additional information was immediately released.

Anyone with information on this crime or other crimes can call Nashville Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME or you can submit a tip online by clicking here. You may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000.

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

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