Police say a 15-year-old was shot in Nashville after a man found him in his girlfriend’s stolen car.
The ordeal unfolded around 8:30 a.m. Monday. Metro Nashville police said a 27-year-old man and his girlfriend tracked the car to the address after it was stolen last week.
A 15 y/o driver is shot in the shoulder on Rainwood Drive. Officials say a man shot the teen after he thought he was in his girlfriend’s stolen car. It’s unclear if the the vehicle was actually stolen but the shooter brought the teen to the hospital himself, police said. @NC5 pic.twitter.com/QjiuolxCzC
— Matthew Torres (@NC5_MTorres) February 3, 2020
Police said there were two people in the vehicle, both of whom appeared to be teens. The man used his car to box in the other to keep the driver from leaving.
The teen driver tried to drive away and hit the shooter’s car and another vehicle. The man shot at the car several times, hitting the teen in the arm. The other suspect ran and hasn’t been found.
The man drove the teen to a hospital with a non-life-threatening injury. Police said the shooter's vehicle, the shooter, and the juvenile were all detained at the hospital for further investigation.