CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Clarksville police are investigating an overnight shooting outside a bar on North Riverside Drive that left one person critically injured.
The Clarksville Police Department said officers were sent to the parking lot of N’Quire Bar and Lounge in the 700 block of North Riverside Drive after a 911 call came in at approximately 2:05 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30 about a shooting that had already occurred.
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According to authorities, a male was shot in the abdomen and taken to Tennova Healthcare by Montgomery County EMS. As of 7:15 p.m., he is reportedly listed in critical condition at Vanderbilt.
At the scene, witnesses told law enforcement that several vehicles left the area at a high rate of speed after the shooting.
Officials said detectives determined this was not a random act, adding that the individuals involved in the incident were acquainted with each other.
Deputies with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office worked alongside the Clarksville Police Department to collect any evidence related to the shooting.
No additional details have been released about this ongoing investigation.
Anyone with information about or video footage of the shooting is asked call Detective Heath at 931-648-0656, ext. 5223. If you want to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward, you can call the Clarksville Montgomery County Crime Stoppers Tipsline at 931-645-8477, or submit a tip online.