NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - Metro Police said an 18-year-old man was hit in the face when a gun went off at a home on Vailview Drive Saturday evening.

Emergency crews took the injured teen to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries, investigators said.

Five people were at home at the time, including a grandmother, a woman, and three young men. 

One of the young men, a 17-year-old, had a gun and it went off, police said.

The 18-year-old was hit in the face.

The teen with the gun ran away, and officers said he was last seen wearing a black shirt and orange pants.

At this time, investigators believe the gunfire was accidental. is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, 4WARN weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from News4 Nashville.

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