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Nicolas Turner Wanted for Fatally Shooting Man Outside Hermitage Apartment Complex



An arrest warrant charging criminal homicide has been issued against Nicolas J. Turner, 23, for Saturday’s 11 p.m. fatal shooting of Daelon Smith, 21, at the Hermitage Flats, 5636 Old Hickory Boulevard.

The investigation, led by Homicide Unit Detective Chris Cote, indicates that Smith and a friend reportedly arranged to meet Turner at the apartment complex in relation to a marijuana buy. Smith and Turner got into a physical altercation and Turner allegedly fired on Smith. Smith was transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center where he died.

Anyone seeing Turner or knowing his whereabouts is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.


Nicolas J. Turner, 23
Nicholas J. Turner, 23