NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - One person was shot on Wednesday morning near Hart Avenue, according to police.

Hart Avenue shooting - 4/17/19

Police responded to a shooting on Hart Avenue in East Nashville. (WSMV)

The shooting was reported around 9:30 a.m.

Police on scene told News4 that the incident began when the suspect pulled up in front of the victim's home.

The victim came outside and the two men got into an argument. Police say the shooter fired shots from the vehicle, hitting the victim in the back twice. The shooter then drove off in a black car, possibly a Toyota.

Police said the victim was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Ross Elementary, which is nearby, has been placed on a precautionary lockdown.

Copyright 2019 WSMV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.