CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Detectives have launched a homicide investigation after a shooting was reported at a convenience store in Clarksville Sunday afternoon.
The Clarksville Police Department said officers responded to a report of a shooting shortly before 3:15 p.m. at In and Out Market in the 300 block of Kraft Street.
When authorities arrived, they said they found a man — identified as 37-year-old Antoine Gray of Clarksville — inside a vehicle with multiple gunshots. Gray was pronounced dead at the scene.
“This is an isolated incident and officers believe that there is no threat to the public,” the department said.
As of 4:22 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 5, detectives with the Special Operations Homicide Unit and the Crime Scene Team were on the way to the scene to investigate the shooting, according to officials.
Police initially said they identified 50-year-old Danyon Dowlen as a possible witness and/or person of interest. However, several hours later, authorities announced Dowlen had been charged and taken into custody in connection with Gray’s death.
Anyone with information about or video footage of the shooting is asked to call Detective Carlton at 931-648-0656, ext. 5172,. If you want to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward, call the Clarksville Montgomery County Crime Stoppers Tipsline at 931-645-8477 or submit a tip online.
Detectives also wanted to speak to an unidentified man who was reportedly present at the convenience store at the time of the homicide. They have since spoken with him and the investigation is ongoing.