NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A 16-year-old boy has been charged with criminal homicide for a deadly shooting in North Nashville that took the life of a 39-year-old man.
Police say I’yendaye Byrd got into an argument with a girl in the 100 block of Charles Court. The argument turned physical and a man named Demarius Scales came out of his home to intervene. He exchanged words with Byrd, who then pulled out a gun.
Scales then went back inside his home to get a pistol. Shots were fired and Scales was hit and killed.
Officers took Byrd into custody and recovered his gun that was reported stolen from Las Vegas.