NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Authorities have launched an investigation following a fatal Friday afternoon shooting in Germantown.

The Metro Nashville Police Department said the incident took place shortly after 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27 along Rosa L. Parks Boulevard.

According to officials, two men were apparently arguing outside apartments in Cheatham Place housing. The argument then escalated into a brief physical fight before they both pulled out revolvers and shot each other.

Police said both men — identified as 55-year-old Lorenzo N. Perry and 45-year-old Patrick D. Clark — were brought to the hospital, where they were pronounced dead..

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Authorities said they believe the dispute was “centered around payment for auto repair work Clark did for Perry.”

No additional details have been released about the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

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