Man shot and killed in dangerous East Nashville robbery

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A young man was shot and killed in a dangerous East Nashville robbery on Saturday. 

Metro police said Broderick Porter-Baugh, 32, was fatally wounded around 5 p.m. just moments after getting out of his car with his girlfriend and four children.

This happened in front of the couple’s home in the 1300 block of Pennock Avenue, said police.

According to investigators, Porter-Baugh, the woman and children, ages 8-12 arrived at the residence in a 2012 white GMC Terrain and were approached by two gunmen demanding money.

One suspect reportedly forced the woman and children into the house at gunpoint while the second gunman remained with Porter-Baugh, said police. A short time later, the woman reported hearing a gunshot. Police said both suspects the left in the GMC Terrain.

Police said Porter-Baugh, who was struck in the leg, was taken Skyline Medical Center where he died.

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The suspects are described as young black men, one with shoulder-length dreadlocks. They both wore camouflage cloth to cover their faces, said police.

Police recovered the victim’s SUV Saturday night, unoccupied, on Adlai Street near Frances Street.    

Anyone with information on the identity of the gunmen is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.  Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward. 

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