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NEW: Man Follows Woman into Midtown Condos, Assaults Her

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A man visiting Nashville follows a woman into a Midtown building and assaults her..

The 27-year-old suspect followed the visiting woman in the Rhythm at Music Row Condos on Demonbreun and then onto the elevator to the 11th floor, where he assaulted her in the hallway at just after 9:30 p.m. Sunday, according to Metro police. The victim was later treated and released from the hospital for minor injuries.

A resident witnessed what happened and got his brother and their gun. They encountered the suspect on the 15th floor where an altercation ensued. The brothers subdued the suspect until police arrived.

Shots were fired during the altercation, but no one was hit. The bullets did not penetrate the walls into anyone's residence.

Also, at some point the suspect pulled the fire alarm, say police.

The suspect's motive for the incident is unclear at this time. Police continue to investigate. He is now undergoing a psychological evaluation.


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