18-year-old shot after leaving market - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

18-year-old shot after leaving market

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

An 18-year-old man is in critical condition at Vanderbilt Medical Center after being shot early Tuesday morning.

The shooting occurred around 12:30 a.m. on Tenth Avenue North.

While leaving a market, police said a tall skinny man with short hair started following the 18-year-old and his friend.

The victim and his friend began running home when the attacker began shooting. The 18-year-old was shot once in the buttocks.

Police said the injuries are critical but not life-threatening. He was taken to the hospital for treatment.

No arrests have been made.

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