NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened in the parking lot of the Waffle House in the 800 block of Murfreesboro Pike.

Police say officers responded to the Waffle House at the intersection of Murfreesboro Pike and Spence Lane Saturday afternoon for reports of a shooting.

News 2 arrived on scene and found yellow crime scene tape surrounding the restaurant, as well as multiple Metro officers. Crime Scene Investigators were also on the scene.

Police say an apparent drug deal was happening inside a car in the parking lot when the shots were fired.

Two people were transported to a local hospital and a man has since died.

Police on scene told News 2 they are pursuing strong leads.

Saturday’s shooting marks the sixth shooting in the 800 block of Murfreesboro Pike since the beginning of 2021. Crime data showed four shootings that took place in 2021 and a New Years’ Day shooting at the start of 2022.

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