NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police are investigating the death of a 19-year-old who was found shot inside a vacant apartment on Saturday morning.

Officers responded to a shooting call at the Sudekum Apartments on University Court around 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 7.

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Once on scene, authorities say they found a 19-year-old Rodney Speed, of Nashville, laying on the floor inside an apartment. 

According to Metro police, it remains unclear how Speed gained access to the apartment. He was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he later died. 

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Anyone with information about the deadly shooting is asked to call Nashville Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463