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Four teens injured in downtown Nashville shooting, two suspects in police custody

Source: Xinhua   2016-04-26 07:29:01

WASHINGTON, April 25 (Xinhua) -- Four teenagers were shot Monday in downtown Nashville in the U.S. state of Tennessee, and the two suspect were now put under police custody, according to a report from the Tennessean website.

A 18-year-old boy was critically injured in the shooting, while three other boys, two aged 17 and the one aged 15, suffered minor injuries, said Metro police spokesman Don Aaron.

The shooting happened at about 3:40 p.m. local time at the Music City Central bus station, which serves up to 20,000 passengers each weekday. At this time of day, teenagers frequently use this bus station as they head home from school, said the report.

A Tennessean reporter in the area at the time of the shooting heard at least one gunshot and watched people run, ducking behind stairwells and any other infrastructure for cover.

Police has recovered a handgun on the scene after the shooting, said the report.

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Four teens injured in downtown Nashville shooting, two suspects in police custody

Source: Xinhua 2016-04-26 07:29:01
[Editor: huaxia]

WASHINGTON, April 25 (Xinhua) -- Four teenagers were shot Monday in downtown Nashville in the U.S. state of Tennessee, and the two suspect were now put under police custody, according to a report from the Tennessean website.

A 18-year-old boy was critically injured in the shooting, while three other boys, two aged 17 and the one aged 15, suffered minor injuries, said Metro police spokesman Don Aaron.

The shooting happened at about 3:40 p.m. local time at the Music City Central bus station, which serves up to 20,000 passengers each weekday. At this time of day, teenagers frequently use this bus station as they head home from school, said the report.

A Tennessean reporter in the area at the time of the shooting heard at least one gunshot and watched people run, ducking behind stairwells and any other infrastructure for cover.

Police has recovered a handgun on the scene after the shooting, said the report.

Related:

1 dead, at least 4 wounded in shootings in U.S. state of Arizona

LOS ANGELES, March 18 (Xinhua) -- A gunman killed one person and wounded at least 4 others Wednesday morning in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa in the U.S. state of Arizona. Police are still searching for the suspect.

Schools and shops nearby are closed. The Arizona Department of Public Safety sent a SWAT team to Mesa to assist in the search for the shooter, according to media reports from Phoenix. Full story

2 U.S. nationals shot at in Saudi Arabia, 1 injured

RIYADH, Jan. 30 (Xinhua) -- Two U.S. nationals were shot at by unknown gunmen in the eastern Al-Ahsa district on Friday, one of them injured, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

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