UPDATE: Three men have now been charged with criminal homicide and attempted murder for the alleged contract killing.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A homicide investigation is underway after a man was found shot and killed in the Percy Priest Lake area early Sunday morning.
According to Metro police, the shooting happened at 1:15 a.m. in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 1500 block of Woodland Pointe Drive. Officials say a man, identified as 31-year-old Nelson Soto, was killed in the shooting.
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Police say Soto was shot multiple times and was found dead sitting in the driver’s seat of a Kia Forte. A woman, an acquaintance, was also in the car with Soto. She was also shot and was taken to the hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.
The shooting appears to have been targeted, according to police.
Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.
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