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BREAKING: Nashville Cop, Citizen Shot In Front Of Dollar General

Nashville, TN – A Metropolitan Nashville Police Department officer and a 21-year-old woman were both shot outside a Dollar General store on Friday morning.

The incident occurred just after 9:30 a.m. on March 12 at the discount store located on Ewing Drive near Brick Church Pike, WKRN reported.

Police officials have identified the wounded officer as Metropolitan Nashville Police Officer Josh Baker.

One suspect is in custody, according to WKRN.

The police department said the officer was in critical condition but no other details have been released.

The woman who was shot was also in critical condition, according to police.

The officer and the wounded civilian were both transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Trauma Center.

Multiple law enforcement agencies have responded to the scene including the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), WZTV reported.

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Sandy Malone

Managing Editor - Twitter/@SandyMalone_ - Prior to joining The Police Tribune, Sandy wrote the Politics.Net column for the Wall Street Journal and was managing editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine. More recently, she was an internationally-syndicated columnist for Conde Nast (BRIDES), The Huffington Post, and Monsters and Critics. Sandy is married to a retired police captain and former SWAT commander.

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