ANTIOCH, Tenn. (WKRN) — One person was critically injured in a shooting along Interstate 24 in South Nashville Wednesday night.

The shooting happened in the eastbound lanes near the Old Hickory Boulevard exit around 8:30 p.m.

Metro police reported one person was critically wounded, but no update on their condition was immediately provided.

Several lanes of the interstate were blocked as investigators processed the scene.

No additional information was immediately released.

1 critically injured in shooting on I-24 in South Nashville | WKRN News 2

I am not going to sit here and pontificate this does not happen in Miami because you would scream “BULLSHIT!” to the top of your lungs and rightfully point out the almost weekly shooting in I-95 around the Golden Glades Interchange.

My thing is that for some silly reason, I expected nicer traffic up here. Southern politeness and all that?  People being charming and helping you deal with the morning rush hour with a smile and a friendly wave. And it does happen, but not on any of the interstates. Rather than being in traffic among drivers following the rules and regulations of the State of Tennessee, sometimes you feel like you are in the middle of a Jeb Stuart raid. And what’s with the tailgating people? Seriously, back the eff up, some of us transplants interpret that as a precursor for carjacking.

I am gonna stick to regular roads for a while. 😀


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By Miguel.GFZ

Semi-retired like Vito Corleone before the heart attack. Consiglieri to J.Kb and AWA. I lived in a Gun Control Paradise: It sucked and got people killed. I do believe that Freedom scares the political elites.

5 thoughts on “Still adapting to the local vehicular traffic”
  1. Tailgating is EVERYWHERE. I think “drivers ed” is an oxymoron…. Speeding, tailgating is a daily thing here no matter how much over the speed limit you drive. I noticed it seems to be much much worse down south..

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