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West Precinct Detectives Asking for Assistance in Identifying Shooter of Man on California Avenue Monday Afternoon



West Precinct detectives are asking for the community’s assistance in identifying the gunman who shot and critically wounded a West Nashville resident Monday afternoon in his yard on California Avenue.

Witnesses report that the shooter approached the 56-year-old victim with a gun behind his back at 2:30 p.m. Their brief encounter led to a physical fight before the gunman opened fire. The victim remains hospitalized in serious condition. The motive has not yet been determined.

Anyone recognizing the gunman from neighborhood surveillance camera images is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.


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