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Woman Fatally Shot Monday Night on Vanderhorst Drive Identified

2/18/2014

February 18, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

         
North Precinct detectives are working to identify the person who Monday night fatally shot Shavonda Hodge, 23, in the 500 block of Vanderhorst Drive.
         
Officers responded to the parking lot of the Phyllis Wheatley retirement home and found Hodge critically wounded, lying next to a dumpster.  It is not known why Hodge, of Trails End Lane, was at this location.  Witnesses reported hearing several shots at 8:15 p.m.  Hodge was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where she died.
           
Anyone with information on the person or persons involved in the murder of Shavonda Hodge or who has knowledge of her whereabouts prior to the shooting is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME.  Citizens can also send an electronic tip to Crime Stoppers by texting the word “CASH” along with their message to 274637 (CRIMES) or by logging onto www.nashvillecrimestoppers.com.  Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.
    
                                                        
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Shavonda Hodge, 23