NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Authorities have shared the identity of the man who was killed in a shooting late Friday night in Antioch.
According to Metro police, the shooting happened in the 1100 block of Bell Road around 11:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7.
Police said 32-year-old Adrian Johnson II of Nashville, was approached by a group of men on the sidewalk before shots were fired. Johnson was hit multiple times and died at the scene.
Less than an hour after the shooting, authorities announced that the suspect(s) was not in custody.
Then, at 3:39 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8, officials reported that homicide detectives are following some strong leads, but the motive for this “apparent targeted shooting” is still under investigation.
If you have any information about Johnson’s death, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. Callers can remain anonymous, as well as qualify for a cash reward.
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