They were reportedly working to recover a stolen cell phone.
Three Vanderbilt football players were reportedly involved in a shooting in a Target parking lot on Monday night.
Police said the incident happened at a Target in Nashville.
According to a report from Fox-17 Nashville, Vanderbilt football player Donaven Tennyson was trying to get his stolen cell phone back.
From the report:
Tennyson then told police his cell phone had been offered for sale by the thief on the same website. Tennyson then said he made a fake account on the site, requested to buy the phone and meet up the seller in the parking lot of Target.
The students told police they pulled up to a gray Buick sedan with two young black men inside. Coppet got out with the pellet pistol in his hand. That's when police said a man in the Buick shot at the students with a real pistol in his hand, while another man in the Buick fired a shotgun.
Daley was shot in the leg and left with non-critical injuries. Coppet received non-critical birdshot wounds to his arms.
Daley and Coppet both suffered non-life threatening injuries and are expected to recover.