Victim identified in deadly triple shooting in South Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — One person has died and two others are in the hospital after a Friday evening shooting in South Nashville.

Police were called to the 1000 block of Murfreesboro Pike just after 6 p.m. Friday night. The victim was tentatively identified by Metro Police as 23-year-old Jonathan Patterson. Patterson and two other men, ages 23 and 22, were all from Memphis.

Preliminary investigation shows that the victims were in a Toyota Camry in the parking lot of Santorini Greek Restaurant when a suspect or suspects in another car fired on their vehicle. The driver of the Camry drove onto Murfreesboro Pike and crashed.

Patterson died at the scene, the two other victims were transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where they are listed in critical but stable condition.

The Metro Nashville Police Department Homicide Unit is currently investigating the incident. No details about a possible suspect or motive has been given.

Anyone with information is asked to call Nashville Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME or you can submit a tip online by clicking here.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and WKRN.com for updates.

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