*Editor’s note: The Mt. Juliet Police Department initially reported that officers were searching for a suspect who allegedly fired a shot inside an apartment. Investigators have since determined that the alleged victim fabricated the shooting. The story below has been updated to reflect this claim.

MT. JULIET, Tenn. (WKRN) – After investigating an alleged shooting at a Mt. Juliet apartment complex Tuesday evening, authorities said the shooting was “fabricated by the alleged victim.”

Mt. Juliet police said just before 7:30 p.m., officers responded to a shooting call at Glass Creek Apartments and said the suspect allegedly ran away from the 200 building.

The suspect was allegedly inside an apartment and was found by the resident when they returned home. Police reported there was a struggle and a shot was fired, but no one was hit.

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Investigators described the suspect as a man wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black gym shorts, and a tattoo on his lower leg.

According to police, officers were searching the area of Glass Creek Apartments, Old Pleasant Grove Road and Pleasant Grove Road, but did not find the suspect.

Just after 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, the police department announced the shooting was fabricated by the alleged victim, who reportedly fired the shot and tried to cover it all up with false statements.

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