Nashville mall shooting leaves one person in critical condition, suspect in custody, authorities say


At least one person was shot at a mall in Nashville on Thursday afternoon and is still in critical condition. A suspect is in custody following reports of a shooting at the Opry Mills mall in Nashville, Tennessee, authorities said.

Metro Nashville Police tweeted that a “dispute” at Opry Mills Mall resulted “in gunfire.” They added that one person was shot and the suspected shooter was in custody. Mall being swept by MNPD officers as a precaution.

“No additional imminent threat known,” police said.

 The city’s fire department said they arrived at the mall and an adult male was in critical condition and transported to the hospital. They had previously said the injured person was female.

“No other gun shot victims reported,” the Nashville Fire Department said.

Police said the shooting stemmed from a “dispute” at the mall and that there was no additional threat.
The victim was transported to Skyline Hospital in critical condition, according to tweets from the Nashville Fire Department.