50-year-old man killed in shooting at South Nashville apartment complex

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A 50-year-old man was shot and killed at a South Nashville apartment complex Thursday afternoon.

The shooting happened around 5 p.m. at the Haven Apartments in the 200 block of Ridgeway Circle.

Metro police said robbery is a potential motive in the fatal shooting of Antonio Flores Garcia, 50.

Homicide detectives were told Garcia was working on his vehicle just when a man approached him.

Metro police said the men got into a physical altercation, after which the man retreated to a dark blue Nissan sedan.

Someone inside the Nissan opened fire on Garcia as the car fled the scene, according to Metro police. Garcia died shortly after arriving at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

The suspect was described by Metro police as a young black man, approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall, with a thin build.

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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