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Apparent Targeted Shooting Critically Injures Man

12/19/2013

December 19, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

          
North Precinct detectives continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding this afternoon’s apparent targeted shooting of two men in the 1600 block of Underwood Street that critically injured Antonio Mitchell, 23.
          
According to witnesses, two men approached Mitchell and Devontae Blackwell, 19, and began shooting at the victims.  Mitchell was struck and critically injured.  Blackwell was struck in the hand.  Both Mitchell and Blackwell were transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for treatment.  Mitchell remains in critical condition.
          
The motive for the shooting remains under investigation.
          
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