Man shot outside Salemtown restaurant and barbershop in road rage incident

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Nashville police arrested a man Friday after he opened fire in an apparent rage incident outside a Salemtown restaurant and barbershop leaving another man injured.

The shooting took place around 11:10 a.m. Friday on the 1700 block of 5th Avenue North off Buchanan Street, the Metro Nashville Police Department reported.

Metro Nashville police investigate after a person was shot on 5th Avenue in Salemtown on Nov. 5, 2021.
Metro Nashville police investigate after a person was shot on 5th Avenue in Salemtown on Nov. 5, 2021.

According to a MNPD sergeant at the scene, a man was shot and transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center to be treated after an incident that stemmed from road rage.

The man, the sergeant said, suffered non life-threatening injuries.

The shooting suspect, identified as 23-year-old Miles Chase Frye fled on foot, and was captured by police near 6th Avenue and Garfield Street. Frye has been charged with felony aggravated assault.

At the shooting scene, shell casings lay on the ground outside a red four-door Jeep with its back window shattered. Behind it a four-door black Ford pick-up truck could be seen with multiple bullet holes in the drivers side window.

The SUV's entire back window was also shot out.

Natalie Neysa Alund is based in Nashville at The Tennessean and covers breaking news across the South for the USA TODAY Network. Reach her at nalund@tennessean.com and follow her on Twitter @nataliealund.

This article originally appeared on Nashville Tennessean: Man shot outside Salemtown restaurant and barbershop in road rage case.

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