It happened around 9:30 p.m. at the ET Market located at 4000 Gallatin Pike.
Police said Smith then drove to a home in the 1000 block of Matthews Avenue where he asked a friend to drive him and McClendon to TriStar Skyline Medical Center.
Eric McClendon, 24, and Gregory Smith, 18, were sitting inside Smith’s Pontiac G6, which was parked in the 4000 Gallatin Pike convenience store’s lot, when a gunman inside the car fired shots striking McClendon and Smith, according to police. The suspect fled on foot, according to authorities.
Police say Smith then reportedly drove to a residence in the 1000 block of Matthews Avenue where he asked a friend to drive him and McClendon to Skyline Medical Center in Smith’s vehicle.