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Identity of Man Fatally Shot at Madison Motel Last Saturday Confirmed Through Fingerprints



The man killed in the early morning hours of last Saturday in the rear parking lot of InTown Suites at 665 Myatt Drive has been identified through his fingerprints as Elmer Allen Rea, 41, of Nashville. Confirmation of Rea’s identity came today.

Rea was walking in the rear parking lot when a black four-door sedan pulled up. The gunman, who was initially inside the car, appeared to have a brief verbal interaction with Rea prior to getting out and shooting him. The gunman fled in the vehicle.

Anyone with information about Rea’s murder is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.