ANTIOCH, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police are investigating a shooting that left one person injured early Monday morning in Antioch.
Officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of Bell Road just after 2:30 a.m. in response to a shooting call at the Mapco.
According to Metro police, when officers arrived on scene they discovered one person suffering from a gunshot wound.
Officials said before the shooting, the victim was involved in an altercation at a homeless tent on Mt. View Road.
Metro police the suspect shot a man in the leg.
A man and woman were in a tent when the suspect walked in, made the man leave the area and put a gun to the woman’s head, according to police.
Police said the suspect sexually assaulted the woman and the man attempted to tackle the suspect. That’s when the man was shot in the leg by the suspect, police said.
The man has non-life threatening injuries.
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