A shooting in a stolen truck in Nashville kills 2 and injures two teenagers


Pensacola, Fl

Nashville homicide investigators continue to investigate the chain of events surrounding the fatal shooting and four vehicle crashes of an early I-24 that resulted in a shooting inside a stolen pickup truck that killed two and injured two teenagers.

Metro police are still trying to identify the driver and side passenger of the driver in the back seat, who were killed in the truck. Their fingerprints have been sent to law enforcement databases for review.

A 14-year-old front seat passenger and 16-year-old back seat passenger are treated at Vanderbilt University Medical Center for their injuries.

Metro Police say their investigations are currently indicating that shots were fired inside the truck shortly after 3 am. The truck has stopped after crashing into the side of a tractor trailer.

Officers later reported that they had found a handgun in the pickup truck.

According to Metro Police, a 2014 Ford F-150 was stolen from outside a house on Caen Harbor Drive after the keys were left inside the truck.

Two people were killed and at least two injured following a fatal shooting and crash along I-24 in the early morning.

Metro police rushed to the scene and shot at the eastbound I-24 at the Shelby exit at around 3:15 a.m. All I-24 lanes eastward reopened.

Two men died. The exact ages or identifiers have not been released yet. Police are still gathering evidence and trying to determine if the shooting or accident was responsible for the deaths.

Another woman and man were taken to hospital. Police say involvement happened. There is no word on their condition yet.

Metro Police say the shooting took place inside a pickup truck on the I-24 near the city center. Officers found one pistol from a truck they said was stolen from southern Nashville.

While authorities are investigating the scene, there was a large influx of traffic. The Shelby Avenue exit is jammed with traffic, which is rerouted near the Shelby Avenue Bridge.


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