Violent crime hits Nashville overnight: 5 shootings, 1 stabbing - WSMV Channel 4

Violent crime hits Nashville overnight: 5 shootings, 1 stabbing

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Violent crime hit Nashville late Saturday night and early Sunday morning. Police report that there were five shootings and one stabbing.

It all started with a shooting at the Kroger in Antioch on Mt.. View Road Saturday night around 9 p.m. Two victims were shot, but only had minor injuries, according to police. Officials are still investigating what happened.

The second shooting of the night happened at a party on the 2700 block of Old Matthews Road. According to police, the victim said he was standing with friends at a party when two suspects approached him and started shooting. The victim was hit in the stomach and was transferred to Vanderbilt in critical, but stable condition. The victim says he doesn't know why the suspects began shooting at him. Bullets also hit two houses and a vehicle, but no one else was hurt.

The third shooting came out of no where on Medical Center Drive Saturday night just before midnight. The victim told police he was walking near 12th and Edgehill when a stray bullet hit him in his left leg. He was transported to Vanderbilt in a private vehicle. There's no word on his condition.

The stabbing victim from overnight, couldn't help police. He went to a location on Hollydale Drive just after midnight. Police say the victim, 55, could not tell officers where the stabbing happened, or the circumstances leading up to it. The victim was taken to Southern Hills with a minor injury.

Early Sunday morning a man was grazed by a bullet that someone shot into his car. The victim says he was driving in the area on Scobel and DB Todd Jr. Blvd. when he stopped to talk to a woman who was walking. While talking, the victim says a man approached his vehicle and shot inside. Police say the victim was grazed across his back. Police say he drove to his mother's home to call for help, but couldn't find a crime scene.

The fifth shooting left the victim with a wound in each leg. The victim said he was standing outside of a home on South 8th Court, around 3:45 a.m., when two suspects approached him and opened fire. He was hit in each leg, and says he doesn't know why he was targeted. Police say the victim was taken to Vanderbilt with non-life threatening injuries.

Police haven't said anything about the shootings being related or taking any suspects into custody.

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