NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — An investigation is underway after a woman was shot while sitting at an intersection in Nashville early Thursday morning.

The shooting happened around 1:20 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 5 near the intersection of West End Avenue and 16th Avenue North where Broadway and West End split.

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Metro police reported a 22-year-old woman and her friend got into an argument with the suspect at a bar on Demonbreun Street. The argument continued outside, and when the women drove away, the suspect followed in his car.

While at the intersection of 16th Avenue South and Broadway, the man reportedly rolled his window down, shouted at the women and fired a shot, hitting one of the women in the upper back.

The victim was able to pull over into a nearby parking lot of a car dealership and her friend flagged down an officer. The victim was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect was described by Metro police as a man with medium length dreads who was wearing a hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.

No additional information was immediately released.

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