Police: Nashville murder suspect now in custody


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force arrested a murder suspect on Tuesday in Nashville.

According to a tweet from Metro police, they arrested 27-year-old James Ritenour at a relative’s home on Tucker Road.

Ritenour was wanted for the deadly shooting of his ex-girlfriend, 29-year-old Alexis Douglas, in her Elm Hill Pike apartment. She was killed on December 21, 2020. He also was wanted for wounding her friend, 29-year-old Gene Fernandez, who was in her Elm Hill Pike apartment as well.

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Ritenour was charged with murder and attempted murder. He is being held at the Downtown Detention Center without bond.

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