NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A teenager has been hospitalized after being shot during a drive-by shooting in Nashville.

Metro Nashville Police tell local media the shooting happened late Thursday night in the Madison neighborhood. The 18-year-old victim was talking to someone in the street when a silver Impala pulled up and someone inside opened fire. The victim was hit in the stomach.

The teen ran into a family member’s home nearby and called police.

Police say the victim was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and that his injuries aren’t life-threatening.

Authorities haven’t released a description of the shooter.

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