Metro police identify teen shot, killed in East Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police are still investigating Saturday night’s shooting death of an 18-year-old in East Nashville.

The shooting happened just after 6 p.m. Saturday at a home along Rosedale Avenue.

Police identified the teen as 18-year-old Samuel Calvert. He was transported to Skyline Medical Center, where he died.

Investigators said Calvert interacted briefly with the suspects, described as two black men, before shots were fired. Calvert was shot multiple times. The motive is not clear, but police say it appears to be a targeted shooting.

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

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