Man killed in shooting at Murfreesboro Pike motel

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A man was shot and killed at a South Nashville motel early Friday morning.

The shooting happened around 5:15 a.m. at the Super 8 located at 821 Murfreesboro Pike. Metro Police said 27-year-old Twuan West was killed while engaged in a prostitution-related argument with another man and a woman.

Super 8 Murfreesboro Pike fatal shooting
(Photo: WKRN)

Investigators say West, of Clarksville, died at the scene. The Black male suspect and white woman suspect with whom West argued with fled the motel in an SUV and are believed to be locals, as a witness said he had seen them before.

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