NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A retired Metro sergeant was shot by her brother, who then took his own life, at a home in the Cane Ridge neighborhood Wednesday night, according to police.
Officers responded just after 7:30 p.m. to Cane Ridge Road, north of Old Hickory Boulevard, for a reported shooting.
Metro police spokesperson, Don Aaron said the 55-year-old victim, Twana Chick, was shot by her 51-year-old brother, Thomas Chick, who then fatally shot himself.
The victim was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where she is recovering from multiple gunshot wounds, according to investigators.
Aaron said the shooting stemmed from a lingering family dispute.
Metro police said Twana Chick was a retired sergeant, who left the department in 2015.
The investigation into the shooting remains ongoing.
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