NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — One person was killed and three others injured after a shooting Thursday night at a short-term rental property in East Nashville.
The shooting happened around 11:15 p.m. at a property on North 9th Street.
Metro police reported 21-year-old Robert Howard, of Madison, was one of four people shot during a suspected robbery during or just after a large party.
Officers arrived to find a victim with a gunshot would to his leg asking neighbors to call for help. That victim led officers to the property where Howard was found. Howard was pronounced dead at the scene.
The victim shot in the leg was taken to TriStar Skyline Medical Center for treatment. He was interviewed and booked on an unrelated outstanding warrant, according to Metro police.
Investigators determined two other victims transported themselves to area hospitals.
One victim with a gunshot wound to his buttocks walked into TriStar Skyline Medical Center, where he was treated and discharged.
Metro police reported the fourth victim self-transported to Meharry General Hospital with multiple gunshot wounds to his arms, chest and stomach. He was unable to be interviewed due to his condition and was moved to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in critical, but stable condition. He will be booked on an outstanding warrant once released from care, according to a release.
Investigators believe drugs may have been the possible motive as marijuana and cash were found at the scene.
Investigators are interviewing neighbors to determine if anyone saw or heard anything prior to the shooting.
No additional information was immediately released. Anyone with information is urge to call Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.
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