NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man is facing criminal homicide charges in connection with a deadly shooting that occurred near downtown Nashville on Saturday evening.
Officials said the shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 6, in the 700 block of Rep. John Lewis Way South.
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The Metro Nashville Police Department said 44-year-old Reed Marshall Jr. has been charged with criminal homicide and unrelated felony drug charges following the incident.
According to police, surveillance video showed the victim, identified as 43-yearold Sedrick Yarbrough, walking along the sidewalk of Ash Street when he was approached by Marshall, who was riding an electric scooter.
The video allegedly showed Marshall get off the scooter before the two men appeared to get in an argument.
Authorities said that’s when Marshall allegedly pulled out a handgun and fired twice toward Yarbrough, who appeared to be uninjured.
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Marshall was then seen sprinting toward Yarbrough and firing several more times, according to Metro police.
Yarbrough was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he reportedly died from at least two gunshot wounds.
Officials said witnesses at the scene identified Marshall as the suspect, and told officers that he left the scene on an electric scooter.
On Sunday, May 7, detectives arrested Marshall near his home on Dr. D.B. Todd Jr. Boulevard.
According to police, Marshall was in possession of marijuana, a digital scale with white powder residue, and several hundred dollars in cash.
Marshall is being held in lieu of $151,000 bond. No other information was immediately released.