NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Metro Nashville Police Department is investigating an overnight shooting at an apartment complex that left two girls injured in the Bellshire area.
The shooting was reported just after 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11 at the Skyline Village Apartments in the 3200 block of Creekwood Drive.
According to Metro police, officers were sent to the apartment complex to respond to reports of two juveniles who were struck by gunfire.
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Authorities reported two female cousins, ages 7 and 9, were inside an apartment bedroom, watching a movie with a group of kids, when gunshots came through the window in “an apparent targeted shooting.”
Officials said a 16-year-old boy who sleeps in that bedroom left the apartment before detectives arrived at the scene.
Both girls sustained critical injuries and were taken to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, where they are currently recovering, police said.
No suspects are in custody, according to authorities.
Additional details have not been released about this ongoing investigation.
If you have any information about those responsible for the overnight shooting, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.
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