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3 college students injured in shooting near Tennessee State University in Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Three college students were injured overnight in a shooting near Tennessee State University in Nashville.

The incident happened around midnight Wednesday on Albion Street. Officials with Metro police said the shooting happened after a massive house party turned violent.

Three men apparently tried to get in but weren’t allowed. Shortly afterwards, several shots were fired.

Three college students were struck in the gunfire and taken to an area hospital. Two were recovering  with non-life-threatening injuries. 

The third victim was shot in the head and is in what police called very critical condition.

As many as 200 people were attending the party at the time of the shooting.

One of the victims attends TSU, the other Nashville State and the last one goes to Middle Tennessee State University.

Police said they are actively searching for three men.

The first suspect was described as a black male 5-feet 9-inches tall, 220 pounds, with a dark complexion, fade haircut, and was wearing a grey hoodie with beige pants.

The second suspect was a male black, 5-feet 11-inches tall, 160 pounds, with a dark complexion, dreadlocks hair style and was wearing a purple hoodie. 

The third suspect’s description was unknown but was apparently wearing a green hoodie.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.

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