Authorities investigate after Metro councilman shot, hospitalized
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Metro councilman is in the hospital after authorities say he was shot multiple times in west Nashville.
Media outlets report the incident happened at a Marathon gas station on Wednesday night. Police say Loniel Greene Jr. was shot three times.
According to a police statement, surveillance video shows Greene pulled up to the gas station, left his car and followed two young men who had just left the lot and were walking down Burgess Avenue toward Oceola Avenue. Police said that it appears the shooting occurred on Oceola Avenue.
Police say Greene walked back to his car, where he collapsed. He was later found by another driver.
Authorities say Greene remains in stable condition and officers hope to speak with him as part of the investigation.