Police investigate shooting south of Downtown

Shooting investigation near Lafayette and Claiborne

Metro police officers were called to investigate a shooting on Lafayette Street Wednesday night.

A report of gunshots was reported near a market on Lafayette Street and Claiborne Street just after 9:00 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found a crime scene outside the market.

While investigating the scene, a man walked into St. Thomas Midtown Hospital with gunshot wounds.

Police continue to investigate.

No further information was immediately released.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME. 

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