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Soccer Player Shot After On-field Altercation in Edgehill Area

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Things got heated after a soccer match in the Edgehill area when one player shot a member of the other team.

A 31-year-old male is recovering from a non-critical gunshot wound to his shoulder after an opposing team member shot him at around 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Rose Park on Edgehill Avenue, according to Metro police. Witnesses say the heated game produced some fights.

The suspect, who escaped, fired a handgun in the direction of the victim's team. No one else was shot.

Police are investigating. Anyone with information on the suspect is urged to call 862-8600 or Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME.

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