Police investigating shooting near downtown Nashville

Metro Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Sunday morning after the victim walked...
Metro Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Sunday morning after the victim walked to a Dollar General on Lafayette Street.(WSMV)
Published: Aug. 7, 2022 at 12:01 PM CDT
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - A man is in surgery after being shot while walking to a Dollar General store near downtown on Sunday morning.

Police said the victim was shot an apartment complex near the Dollar General located at 82 Lafayette Street. The victim walked to the Dollar General and reportedly asked for help around 10:15 a.m.

The victim was shot in the ankle and was transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center for surgery, according to police.

Police have yet to determine a movtive as the shooting remains under investigation.

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