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Metro Police encourages Nashvillians to lock their automobile doors, secure any valuables – especially guns

Nashville, TENNESSEE – According to the Metro Nashville Police Department, 376 guns have been stolen from vehicles in Nashville in 2022.

Officials said that more than 70% of ALL guns reported stolen in 2022 (527) were taken from vehicles.

Last week, 27 guns were stolen from cars and trucks.

A review of last week’s stolen vehicle reports in Nashville shows that 56% of the automobiles taken (30 of 53) were easy targets because the keys were left inside or made available to thieves.

Two of the 53 vehicles stolen were left running without the driver present.