Retired Metro sergeant shot by brother who then killed himself at Cane Ridge home


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A retired Metro sergeant was shot by her brother, who then took his own life, at a home in the Cane Ridge neighborhood Wednesday night, according to police.

Officers responded just after 7:30 p.m. to Cane Ridge Road, north of Old Hickory Boulevard, for a reported shooting.

Metro police spokesperson, Don Aaron said the 55-year-old victim, Twana Chick, was shot by her 51-year-old brother, Thomas Chick, who then fatally shot himself.

Twana Chick (Photo: Submitted)

The victim was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where she is recovering from multiple gunshot wounds, according to investigators.

Aaron said the shooting stemmed from a lingering family dispute.

Metro police said Twana Chick was a retired sergeant, who left the department in 2015.

The investigation into the shooting remains ongoing.

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