NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A man is claiming self-defense following a Friday shooting that left another man dead in Antioch, officials said.

The Metro Nashville Police Department said the incident took place in the 4800 block of Goodwin Road shortly before 3:15 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 8.

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According to authorities, a 37-year-old man was working with his uncle on Artelia Drive when the pair suddenly saw someone drive away in the uncle’s pickup truck.

Detectives said their investigation revealed that the man and uncle began to follow the stolen truck while on the phone with 911.

The truck eventually stopped in the 4800 block of Goodwin Road. That’s when the truck driver got out of the vehicle, officials said.

Authorities reported the uncle saw the man, later identified as 58-year-old Daryl Whitfield, Sr., reach for something, which led to his nephew shooting him.

The uncle told officers that his nephew said it appeared Whitfield was armed with a machete. In addition, police said they were able to find a machete at the scene.

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A pistol was reportedly recovered from the nephew’s vehicle, as well. The 37-year-old declined to speak to officers without consulting an attorney first, but no charges have been filed at this time, officials said.

Authorities are looking into the self-defense claim as they investigate the fatal shooting, with some assistance from the district attorney’s office.

No additional details have been released about the incident.

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