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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.

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