NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly shooting his girlfriend inside their apartment on Ed Temple Boulevard Tuesday morning.

The shooting happened around 5:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 8 in the 2000 block of Ed Temple Boulevard near Clarksville Highway.

  • Ed Temple Boulevard shooting
  • Ed Temple Boulevard shooting
  • Ed Temple Boulevard shooting
  • Ed Temple Boulevard shooting

Metro police said 44-year-old Kerry Baker and his girlfriend, 38, argued on and off overnight. Witnesses reported hearing multiple gunshots ring out just after 5:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Kerry Baker (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department)

Officers responded to the scene and quickly detained Baker. His girlfriend was shot several times in the midsection and is expected to survive, according to police.

In addition to the attempted murder charge, Baker is also charged with unlawful gun possession by a convicted felon. He has felony cocaine convictions in his history as well.

Bond was set at $1.6 million.

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