WEST NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened in West Nashville early Wednesday morning.

Officers were dispatched to the 6800 block of River Road Pike near Gower Road at 8 a.m. after a passerby saw a man’s body on the side of the road.

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The man, identified as 23-year-old Jeremy Smith, was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he died.

Police say a vehicle seen leaving the area was stopped later Wednesday morning in Cheatham County, but after talking to the driver, they determined they were not involved.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.

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