1 killed, 2 injured after shooting in Buena Vista neighborhood

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A 41-year-old man was killed when three people were shot in the Buena Vista neighborhood Wednesday night.

The shooting happened at the Cheatham Place housing development along Rosa L. Parks Boulevard around 10 p.m.

Metro police reported the victims were located inside an apartment with multiple gunshot wounds.

Stefvon Murphy was pronounced dead at the scene with a gunshot wound to his head, according to Metro police.

A 59-year-old woman and a 49-year-old man were taken to the Vanderbilt University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. Investigators said the surviving victims were interviewed and identified the suspect.

Alphonso James
Alphonso James (Courtesy: Metro Nashville Police Department)

Metro police identified the suspect as 35-year-old Alphonso James. He is being sought on a murder charge and two charges of attempted murder.

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.

No additional information was immediately released.

1 killed 2 shot Rosa L. Parks Blvd
(Photo: WKRN)

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