NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A shooting investigation is underway after two people were shot in South Nashville early Tuesday morning.
Officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1200 block of Sycamore Road just before 3:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 8 in response to a shooting call.
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According to police, 20-year-old Zion Lacy, who lives at the home with his mother, got into an argument with his mother’s boyfriend, 49-year-old Dontrell Booker. Booker is then believed to have shot Lacy before Lacy got a second gun and returned fire, killing Booker.
Lacy was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries to his leg.
Police said they are investigating Lacy’s claim of self-defense and have not placed any charges at this time.
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