NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — An investigation is underway after an overnight shooting outside of a nightclub along Murfreesboro Pike left three people injured.
The Metro Nashville Police Department said gunfire was reported outside Illuzion Lounge in the 2500 block of Murfreesboro Pike at approximately 12:35 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 1.
The three victims — all of whom had non-critical injuries — left the nightclub in a car and stopped at a Speedway market in the 1900 block of Murfreesboro Pike, which is where officers responded to them, officials said.
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According to authorities, a 31-year-old man had a wound to his knee, a 30-year-old woman had a wound to her thigh, and another 30-year-old woman had a graze wound to her shin that did not require treatment.
Police said the investigation shows the gunfire occurred after a fight broke out inside the club, which resulted in several individuals being ejected.
Two separate groups of people fired shots, as well as security guards, who said they were shooting “in defense of uninvolved parties,” according to officials.
Detectives are reportedly reviewing surveillance footage in order to identify the shooters. There is no word on any arrests at this time.
No additional details have been released about this ongoing investigation.
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