Woman fatally shot, dumped in parking lot of South Nashville apartment complex

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Metro police are investigating the murder of a 27-year-old woman who was shot to death and dumped in the parking lot of a South Nashville apartment complex Tuesday night.

Officers responded around 8:30 p.m. to a report of a woman found deceased at Foxcroft Apartments on Paragon Mills Road in the area of Harding Place and Interstate 24.

Detectives determined the victim, identified as Holly Vantrease, was shot while in the passenger seat of a car on Tampa Drive. She was then driven to the nearby apartment complex, where she was left in the parking lot, according to investigators.

Metro police said they worked with La Vergne police to recover the car Vantrease was in at the time of the shooting. The vehicle was impounded and a witness with the car was questioned, but no arrests have been made, officers said.

Anyone with information on the murder of Vantrease is urged to contact Nashville Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.

News 2 is tracking homicides investigated by the Metro Nashville Police Department for the year 2021. Click the image above to view the interactive Homicide Tracker.

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