Teen killed in La Vergne shooting; Gunman at large


LA VERGNE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Authorities are working to locate a man wanted in connection with the death of a 17-year-old who was shot in his La Vergne driveway Tuesday night.

The teen was shot in his driveway on Center Street around 8:20 p.m., according to La Vergne police. A light-colored SUV was seen leaving the area immediately after the shooting.

He was taken to TriStar Stone Crest Medical Center where he died after his arrival.

La Vergne police reported Deonte’ Moore, also of La Vergne, has been identified as a person of interest in the teen’s death.

Anyone with information on Moore’s whereabouts is urged to contact La Vergne police at 615-793-7744 or Rutherford County Crime Stoppers at 615-893-7867.

Deonte’ Moore
Deonte’ Moore (Courtesy: La Vergne Police Department)

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