NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Metro police are working to identify the gunman who fatally wounded a 20-year-old man in North Nashville Monday afternoon.
The shooting happened around 3:30 p.m. in the 1600 block of 25th Avenue North.
Metro police identified the victim as 20-year-old Aquan Avant.
He was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he died.
Witnesses told Metro police Avant and three acquaintances were standing outside a residence when the gunman approached them on foot and opened fire, striking Avant.
The suspect, who fled on foot, is described as a young black man with short hair wearing a black tracksuit.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.