Innocent bystander killed in shootout near downtown Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Metro police are investigating after a 60-year-old man was fatally shot just south of downtown Nashville Sunday night.

Officers responded around 9:15 p.m. to a shooting on Charles E. Davis Boulevard near Lafayette Street.

When police arrived, they said they found a man with a gunshot wound to his face. He was transported to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police later identified the victim as David Gooch. Detectives said the 60-year-old was an innocent bystander caught in the crossfire of a shootout between three people.

No arrests have been made and no additional information was immediately released.

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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