Antioch man intervenes in roommate's domestic situation, shoots him

Police respond to shooting at Cedar Pointe Apartments in Antioch (WZTV).

ANTIOCH, Tenn. -- A man is shot after a domestic disturbance in Antioch this afternoon.

Metro Nashville police responded to the Cedar Pointe Apartments off of Bell Road for a shooting at 1 p.m. on Saturday. Their preliminary investigation reveals that a boyfriend and girlfriend were having a domestic dispute before the incident turned physical and the roommate intervened.

When the man witnessed his roommate assault his girlfriend, he displayed a gun and ordered him to stop, according to police. The situation escalated even further after the boyfriend came toward his roommate and the roommate fired the gun.

The boyfriend is in critical condition at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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