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Man Shot By Robber Outside South Nashville Bar

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A man is shot in south Nashville during a robbery outside a bar.

The suspect demanded money from the victim outside the Purple Heys bar at the 1400 block of 4th Avenue South late Sunday night. When the victim ran, the suspect shot him in the leg, according to Metro Police. The victim went to Vanderbilt Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

A second man was robbed shortly after. The second victim gave the suspect his wallet after he pointed a gun in his face.

Police say the suspect  is a black male, 5'2", 145-150 lbs., wearing a dark mask (possibly a stocking cap with eye holes), dark colored hoody, dark colored pants and tennis shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 862-8600.


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