NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — An investigation is underway after someone was shot in Centennial Park in Nashville Tuesday morning.

The shooting happened just after 6 a.m. at the pavilion inside the park on West End Avenue.

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Centennial Park shooting
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The male victim was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with a gunshot wound to his lower back.

The victim, who is homeless, told investigators he was asleep when he woke to the sounds of gunfire before he noticed he had been shot, according to Metro police.

He described the shooter as a skinny man in a two-door maroon car.

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No additional information was immediately released.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.