Homicide investigation underway after shooting at hookah bar in South Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Metro police are investigating after one man was killed and another wounded in a shooting at a strip mall in South Nashville early Friday morning.

Officers responded around 3:40 a.m. to a reported shooting at the Hookah City Café on Nolensville Pike near Haywood Lane.

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  • Nolensville Pike shooting
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  • Nolensville Pike shooting

Police said two men suffered gunshot wounds and were transported to a hospital, where one of the men identified as 23-year-old Edgardo Cruz-Reyes was pronounced dead. The other victim was shot in the arm and is expected to survive, according to investigators.

According to witnesses, a gunman opened fire inside the bar during a physical fight that reportedly stemmed from an argument about a woman. After the shooting, numerous patrons fled in vehicles and were not present when police arrived.

Officers said no arrests have been made in connection with the fatal shooting.

Anyone with information on this homicide investigation is urged to contact Nashville Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.

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