NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A Fort Campbell soldier has been charged with aggravated assault after hitting a woman with his car Sunday, Nov. 17 in downtown Nashville.
WKRN reports that the victim, who is also a Fort Campbell soldier, was hit around 3:30 a.m. on Second Avenue S. near Broadway. She was treated at a hospital for minor injuries and released.
Police told News 2 the soldier, Dominic Gordon, 24, was involved in an argument with the victim. As he was leaving, he made a U-turn and backed into the victim as he traveled the wrong way down Second Avenue. The cause of the dispute is unknown at this time.
Gordon again left the scene but was arrested shortly afterward on the Woodland St. Bridge. He told police he didn’t realize he had hit anyone. Police said the victim and Gordon did not know each other prior to the altercation.
Gordon was charged with aggravated assault. He is currently free on $10,000 bond.
Witnesses at the scene recorded the incident with cell phones.
WKRN News 2 contributed to this report.