3 dead in apparent drug-related shooting on Old Elm Hill Pike; Suspects sought

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Metro Police are investigating after two men were shot and left for dead outside a home on the 2000 block of Old Elm Hill Pike, and a third victim was later found shot and killed inside an SUV.

According to Metro Police, the call came in around 7:30 p.m. outside the home of 29-year-old Gennaro Daniele. Responding officers found Daniele and 27-year-old Jesus Torrero wounded in the parking lot. They were transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where they died.

According to witnesses, a gunman fired at Daniele and Torrero from behind the building during an apparent exchange of gunfire. The gunman fled in a new model burgundy Chevrolet sedan bearing dealer tags.

A short time later, a car matching that description occupied by three young Black men attempted to drop off another gunshot victim, later identified as 28-year-old Quencharios Edmonds, at TriStar Summit Medical Center. They sped away after they were approached by hospital staff.

Edmonds was later found dead from multiple gunshot wounds inside his SUV parked on Enon Springs Road in Smyrna. A surveillance photo of the suspects’ burgundy Chevrolet sedan was provided by Metro Police.

(Source: Metro Nashville Police Department)

During the execution of a search warrant of Daniele’s home on Old Elm Hill Pike, detectives found seven pounds of marijuana, 500 ecstasy pills, a pistol, and $42,836 in cash.

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.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and WKRN.com for updates.

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