One person was killed and another wounded in a shooting in eastern Nashville


Pensacola, Fl

Metro Police are investigating one person killed and another wounded in a shooting in eastern Nashville.

Officers responded shortly after 8:30 pm. For a shootout outside RiverChase Apartments on Joseph Street, off Dickerson Pike.

When the police arrived, they said they found Michelle Gardner, 35, with a bullet in the head. She was transferred to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where she died.

Investigators said that a second shooting victim, a 39-year-old man, sustained non-life-threatening wounds. He told investigators that he was walking towards the apartment building to visit a relative, when he was shot and wounded.

Police determined that Gardner was sitting on the slope of an apartment building near her unit, when she was shot in the head.

The investigators said that the two victims who shot do not know each other, and the investigators are working to determine the intended target.

The evidence indicated that several shots were fired from a nearby parking lot, according to the police. Witnesses described the shooting as young men, dressed in black, fleeing the scene.


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