NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A homicide investigation is underway after a 28-yeare-old man was shot and killed at a South Nashville hotel late Sunday night.
The 911 call came in from Somatel Nashville Airport Hotel located at 420 Metroplex Drive just before midnight. According to Metro police, Tarrance Martin was shot inside a car near the parking lot of the hotel.
Investigators believe Martin had backed his car into a parking spot when the driver of a silver SUV stopped in front of Martin’s vehicle, blocking him in.
Martin reportedly got out of his car and an argument ensued between him and the SUV driver, who retrieved a gun from the SUV and fired several shots at Martin before driving away, according to Metro police.
Martin was shot in the leg and side and was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he later died.
The suspect was described by Metro police as a white man with short hair and a full beard. He wore a black t-shirt and black pants.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.
📲 Download the News 2 app to stay updated on the go.
📧 Sign up for WKRN email alerts to have breaking news sent to your inbox.
💻 Find today’s top stories on WKRN.com for Nashville, TN and all of Middle Tennessee.
This is a developing story. WKRN News 2 will continue to update this article as new information becomes available.