Gunman arrested in deadly east Nashville shooting - WKRN News 2

Gunman arrested in deadly east Nashville shooting

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Ronald Saunders, 26, was shot and killed Saturday in east Nashville. Ronald Saunders, 26, was shot and killed Saturday in east Nashville.
Christian Brown, 27, was arrested in Sanders' death. Christian Brown, 27, was arrested in Sanders' death.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -

A 27-year-old man accused of shooting and killing a man in east Nashville early Saturday morning has been arrested.

The shooting occurred just before 4 a.m. in the 500 block of Sylvan Street.

Witnesses reported the gunman, later identified as Christian Brown, and a second suspect approached Ronald Sanders outside his residence in the James Cayce public housing development and demanded money.

When Sanders refused, a heated argument ensued.  Sanders, 26, was shot.

He was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he later died.

Brown, 27, was taken into custody a short time later.  Records show he has previous convictions for felon in possession of a weapon, aggravated assault and aggravated burglary.

The second suspect remains at large.  Their identity was not immediately known.


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