NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN)- Metro police have issued warrants for 26-year-old Starolyn Macon for the shooting Sunday at Korean Veterans Boulevard.
According to reports, Macon has been charged with felony aggravated assault and misdemeanor domestic assault.
Macon is charged after a confrontation with his ex-girlfriend as she was being dropped off at the rear door of her downtown workplace, Martin’s Bar-B-Que.
He is hospitalized at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and will be arrested upon his discharge.
According to police, 29-year-old D’Ante Johnson had driven his co-worker, 30-year-old Briona Cowan to the rear entrance of Martin’s Bar-B-Que on Almond Street.
According to reports, Macon drove up in his black Jeep Compass and parked in front of Johnson’s car.
Macon exited, walked up to the passenger side of Johnson’s vehicle, and jerked Cowan out and onto the pavement. Johnson told Macon to “take it easy.”
Macon asked Johnson what he was going to do about it, lifted his shirt and displayed a pistol in his waistband.
He then reached for his gun in a threatening manner, Johnson said he pulled his own pistol from a holster and opened fire on Macon.
Macon fled toward the entrance of the Hilton Garden Inn before getting into the Jeep, wounded, and fleeing on Korean Veterans Boulevard to East Nashville where he was stopped by MNPD officers at South 5th & Sylvan Streets.
Johnson remained on the scene and used a co-worker’s phone to call 911.
He surrendered his gun.
Macon’s pistol was found in a bush near the motel where he stashed it.
He was taken by ambulance to Vanderbilt with non-life threatening wounds to his torso.
No charges were placed against Johnson, who is listed as the victim in the aggravated assault warrant against Macon.