Metro police find homicide suspect hiding in attic

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Devonte Sherley (Credit: MNPD)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police found one of the men wanted for shooting and killing a teenager hiding in an attic early Saturday morning.

Devonte Sherley, 22, was found in an attic on South 4th Street, according to Metro police. Officers say he was wearing an ankle monitor because of other pending criminal charges.

He’s charged with criminal homicide and especially aggravated robbery.

Officers are still searching for a second suspect.

Metro police were called to Cumberland View Homes on 25th Avenue North Friday afternoon and found Treshaun David, 19, with a gunshot wound.

He was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he later died.

Police released surveillance images of the second suspect and are still trying to identify him.

According to an arrest affidavit, Sherley and the unidentified suspect is seen on surveillance video walking up to David and starting a conversation. Four minutes later, the suspects are seen on the video robbing David and another person at gunpoint and shooting David in the head, according to the affidavit.

Metro police believe David was shot after refusing robbery demands.

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.

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