MNPD investigating if shooting intentional or accidental

Shooting on South 7th Street in east Nashville (WZTV)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A teenager is seriously injured after being shot in east Nashville.

The shooting occurred outside the James Cayce homes at the 600 block of South 7th Street on Sunday afternoon. The complainant called police and admitted to shooting their 19-year-old boyfriend, according to Metro Nashville police.

The victim went to Vanderbilt Medical Center by ambulance after being shot in the upper thigh/groin area, say police.

The investigation is ongoing as police work to determine if the shooting was accidental or intentional.

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