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Nashville Shooting – 4 Shot, 3 of Them Teens: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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A shooting has occurred in Madison, a neighborhood in Northern Nashville, Tennessee, reports News Channel 5.

This is a breaking story so please stay tuned for updates.

Here’s what we know so far…

1. Four People, Including 3 Teens Have Been Shot

The shooting occurred on Friday afternoon at around 2:30 p.m. local time. It happened at an apartment building in the neighborhood of Madison in Northern Nashville, located at 135 Brinkhaven Avenue, reports WSMV.

The victims are three teenage girls, 14-year-old twin sisters, and their 15-year-old sister, and their mother who was also shot. Three of the victims are reported to be in critical condition.


2. Police Are Searching For a Suspect

Metro police in Nashville are searching for Earnest Moore, 39, from Shelby County, for questioning in connection with the shooting. Local cops have said that Moore has previously been convicted of murder and should be considered armed and extremely dangerous, reports News Channel 5.


3. All Four Victims Have Been Transported to Local Hospitals

The two youngest victims were taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and the older victims were taken to Vanderbilt University’s Hospital. One of the victims is described as being in “stable condition,” with all of the others in “critical condition.”


4. Police Are Treating the Incident as “Domestic Violence”

WSMV reports:

Police are investigating the shooting as a possible case of domestic violence.

The shooting is believed to have taken place inside a car outside the apartment complex:


5. The Shooting Took Place in the Northern Nashville Neighborhood of Madison

Madison is described as an “ethnically diverse” neighborhood according to Wikipedia. The shooting occurred in an apartment complex called Brinkhaven.

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