Police: Man killed in apparent targeted shooting in North Nashville


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Metro police say a man was killed in an apparent targeted shooting in North Nashville Sunday night.

The 56-year-old victim was found with multiple gunshot wounds outside a home in the 1600 block of 16th Avenue North around 9 p.m.

According to witnesses, Antonio Travis was walking toward his vehicle when several armed men got out of a light-colored sedan and fired at him.

Travis was hit several times. He was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he died.

Police have not yet determined a motive. No suspect descriptions have been released.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.

Click here to view News 2’s 2019 CrimeTracker homicide map.

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