1 shot dead in east Nashville, 15-year-old injured - WKRN News 2

1 shot dead in east Nashville, 15-year-old injured

Posted: Updated: Oct 1, 2011 8:22 PM CDT
Dajuantae Moore, 20 Dajuantae Moore, 20

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A 20-year-old was fatally shot early Saturday afternoon at the James Cayce public housing development in east Nashville.

His 15-year-old step-brother was critically injured in the shooting.

Metro officers were called to the scene, located at the intersection of Sylvan Avenue and South Sixth Street, south of Shelby Avenue, around 12:30 p.m.

They discovered Dajuantae Moore deceased inside the apartment.

Taurus Williams ran from the apartment and collapsed nearby.

He was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he was last listed in critical condition.

The motive for the shooting remains under investigation.

Detectives believe several individuals inside the apartment witnessed the shooting.

Anyone with information is urged to call Metro police at 615-862-8600 or Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME.

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