NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Metro police are investigating after a man was shot and killed at a home in West Nashville early Tuesday morning.
Officers responded just after midnight to multiple calls of gunshots fired in the area of 35th Avenue North and Dakota Avenue. Neighbors reported hearing as many as 15 bullets fired.
When police arrived, they said they found a man on the ground outside of a home. He had suffered multiple gunshots wounds and was pronounced dead, according to investigators.
Metro police said it appeared Michael Richardson, 41, had fired from inside his home, striking and killing the man who was outside. Richardson then reportedly fled in a silver SUV.
A short time later, an arrest warrant states police located Richardson near the crime scene and took him into custody. The warrant alleges Richardson’s ex-girlfriend told detectives the suspect called her around 2 a.m. and stated, “I did a bad thing. They’re looking for me.”
Richardson was booked into the Metro jail on a charge of criminal homicide. He was held without bond.
The man killed was identified late Tuesday night as 55-year-old Marvin Lewis.