NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Officials closed a portion of Nolensville Pike in South Nashville after two people were injured in a shooting early Monday morning.
The shooting happened around 2:14 a.m. in the 3000 block of Nolensville Pike. Officials said they shut down a portion of Nolensville Pike to speak to witnesses and determine what led to the shooting.
Metro police reported the two suspects were involved in a vehicle theft at a used car lot on Nolensville Pike, which led to a shootout with employees of the business.
Investigators believe three suspects were attempting to steal a Dodge Charger from the lot when an altercation happened with employees of the lot, which resulted in gunfire.
Anthony Thomas, 20, and a 17-year-old suspect were injured in the shootout and will be charged with vehicle theft. A 23-year-old backseat passenger of the Charger exited the vehicle prior to the shooting.
None of the car lot employees were injured. The injured suspects will be arrested upon their release from the hospital .
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A portion of Nolensville Pike was shut down for hours Monday morning but has since reopened.
No other information was immediately released.
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