NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — The Metro Nashville Police Department is investigating a self-defense claim after one person was killed on Broadway early Saturday morning.

Officers said they were dispatched to the 1100 block of Broadway just before 3 a.m. on Saturday, April 29 for a shooting call in the parking lot of a gas station/convenience store. 

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According to authorities, a security guard at the store reported that 47-year-old James Flaherty was fighting with another man when the security guard tried to intervene. At that point, Flaherty allegedly assaulted the security guard, who fired at him.

Flaherty died at the scene, police said.

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There is no word on the condition of the other people involved in the incident.

As of this writing, the investigation into this deadly shooting is still ongoing, but Homicide Unit detectives will share the final results with the district attorney’s office.

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