NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A 57-year-old man has been taken into custody after a man was shot to death in East Nashville the day after Thanksgiving.

Police said Jadon Simon, 34, was found on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds on Nov. 26 near the Lucky 7 Discount Grocery and Tobacco located at on Jones Avenue. Simon was taken to Vanderbilt Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Police said surveillance video, plus Crime Stoppers and witness tips, helped to identify Melvin Nettles as a suspect in the case. He had also been arrested on an unrelated warrant for vehicle theft.

Melvin Nettles (MNPD)

Upon questioning, Nettles admitted to shooting Simon with a 9mm pistol after getting into a confrontation with him. Nettles continued firing at Simon’s Chevrolet HHR as he attempted to leave the scene.

Nettles is faced with multiple charges including aggravated assault, vehicle theft, robbery, and criminal homicide.