71-year-old killed leaving work at East Nashville golf course

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A 71-year-old man was shot and killed Sunday evening as he left work at the Shelby Golf Course, Metro police say.

Officers responded to a call of a shooting around 7 p.m. at the golf course on Fatherland Street.

According to police, two witnesses heard a gunshot and saw a black Sedan leave the parking lot.

When officers arrived, they discovered the body of 71-year-old George Carpenter. He had been shot in the chest and was pronounced dead on the scene, officers explained.

Police explained Carpenter had just left work at the golf course and was walking to his pickup truck when he was shot.

No suspect information has been released.

Anyone with information on the killing is urged to contact Nashville Crimestoppers at 615-74-CRIME.

Click here to view News 2’s 2019 CrimeTracker homicide map.

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