Police: Suspect turns himself in following fatal shooting at South Nashville apartment complex

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UPDATE: NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Metro police say a suspect turned himself into police following a deadly shooting at a South Nashville apartment complex early Tuesday morning.

Metro police have arrested 24-year-old Corbin Rashard Arrington. He is accused of shooting 25-year-old Damien Johnson in a unit of the Overton Brentwood Apartments on Edmondson Pike.

According to police, Arrington shares an apartment with Johnson’s girlfriend. Johnson was reportedly visiting his girlfriend early Tuesday morning when he and Arrington got into an argument that turned physical. Police say Arrington pulled out a pistol, shot Johnson, and dragged him out of the apartment. Arrington allegedly fled when he saw Johnson’s girlfriend calling 911.

Arrington surrendered himself to Homicide Unit detectives at police headquarters and was booked into jail Tuesday evening.

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Metro police are investigating after one person was fatally shot at an apartment complex in South Nashville early Tuesday morning.

Officers responded just after 2:30 a.m. to reports of a shooting on Edmondson Pike in the area of Nolensville Pike and Harding Place.

Police said three people were inside of an apartment, when one of them was shot. The male victim was pronounced dead as a result of his injuries, according to investigators.

The gunman ran from the scene and had not been located, police said.

No additional information was immediately released.

Anyone with information on this crime or other crimes can call Nashville Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME or you can submit a tip online by clicking here. You may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000.

News 2 is tracking homicides investigated by the Metro Nashville Police Department for the year 2021. Click the image above to view the interactive Homicide Tracker.

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