Police: Would-be robber shot at ATM in Antioch

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — The victim of an attempted robbery at an ATM in Antioch shot the would-be robber Tuesday night, critically wounding him, Metro police say.

The incident happened just before 10 p.m. at the U.S. Bank off Bell Road near Global Mall at the Crossings.

According to police, 19-year-old Kenneth Cathey, approached and attempted to rob 25-year-old Tevin Kelly who was trying to withdraw money from the ATM.

Would-be robber shot in Antioch
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Kelly tells police that Cathey approached him with a gun at the ATM and so Kelly shot him in self-defense.

According to police, Cathey was shot and ran a short distance in the parking lot and collapsed. 

Cathey remains in critical condition but stable, and police say he will be arrested once he’s released from the hospital.

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