Panhandler shot on North Nashville exit ramp

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A man was shot while panhandling Saturday night on an interstate exit ramp in North Nashville.

According to Metro police, the victim was begging for money on the exit ramp from I-65 South to Rosa Parks Boulevard, when a red car pulled up around 8 p.m. and someone inside fired multiple shots.

The panhandler was hit in the foot and transported to an area hospital for treatment, officers said.

No vehicle description was available and no further details were immediately released.

Anyone with information on the shooting is urged to contact Nashville Crimestoppers at 615-74-CRIME.

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