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Detectives Investigating Fatal Shooting of Apparent Innocent Bystander on Charles E. Davis Boulevard



Hermitage Precinct detectives are investigating Sunday’s 9:15 p.m. fatal shooting of David Gooch, 60, in the 500 block of Charles E. Davis Boulevard in the J.C. Napier public housing development.

Evidence at the scene indicates that Gooch was an innocent bystander, caught in the middle of an apparent exchange of gunfire involving at least three individuals, two versus one. Gooch, of Nashville, was found lying on the ground. He had been struck in the face.

Anyone with information about Gooch’s murder is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward. The direct web link to provide mobile tips is