Man shot, killed while delivering food to girlfriend at Antioch apartment complex

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Metro police are investigating after a Murfreesboro man was shot and killed during an apparent robbery at an Antioch apartment complex Wednesday night.

Officers responded around 8:30 p.m. to the Weatherly Ridge Apartments on Kothe Way, where they said they located a man who had been shot.

Metro police said Martarias McCullough, 30, had returned to his girlfriend’s apartment with food and texted her to let him inside. As she got up, she reported hearing multiple gunshots.

When the McCullough’s girlfriend looked out the window, she said she saw her boyfriend on the ground and the gunman bent over him, attempting to pick up his belongings. She called 911, as the shooter fled.

McCullough, a Murfreesboro man, was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, according to police.

No additional information was immediately released, including a description of the gunman.

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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