NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A homicide investigation is underway after a 35-year-old man was shot at an apartment complex in Donelson early Thursday morning.
The shooting happened around 1:30 a.m. on Peach Creek Crescent, which is off Stewarts Ferry Pike.
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Jose Rivera-Garcia had called 911 and told dispatchers he’d been shot by three men who tried to rob him, according to Metro police. He was found in the driver’s seat of a gray Ford Escape when officers arrived.
Police reported Rivera-Garcia was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he died from his injuries.
The three suspects allegedly ran away from the scene. An attempted robbery motive is under investigation, authorities said.
Anyone with information about this deadly shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. Callers can remain anonymous and qualify for a $5,000 reward for homicide cases.
No additional details were immediately released.
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