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Tenant charged with shooting landlord

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NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

A landlord showed up Thursday to collect rent from his tenant but ended up shot.

Police said the landlord went to a triplex he owns on Ireland Street, located east of Meharry Medical College.

Investigators said he was there to check on the property and collect rent but instead was beaten, robbed and shot by one of his tenants.

The bullet entered the top of the landlord's leg and exited the calf.  He was taken to Vanderbilt Medical Center.

The tenant, Mark Nelson, was charged with especially aggravated robbery.

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