Suspect in deadly shooting outside Antioch hookah lounge arrested


A man wanted in Friday’s shooting outside an Antioch hookah lounge has been taken into custody. 

Police said 44-year-old Carlos Dixon was arrested and is charged with criminal homicide for the fatal shooting of 24-year-old Cesar Reza outside of the Arabian Hookah Lounge on Bell Road. 

Officers said Reza and two friends had pulled into the parking lot with the intention of going inside the lounge. 

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Witness told police they pulled behind a man, later identified as Dixon, who was trying to back out of the parking lot. 

After an argument, Dixon allegedly fired a shot into Reza’s vehicle, according to a release. Reza was fatally wounded. 

Dixon was arrested in La Vergne. He is being held in the Metro jail on $300,000 bond. 

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