Homicide Unit detectives this morning charged Dyquan Poole, 19, and Omarian Arrington, 17, with criminal homicide and two counts of attempted criminal homicide in connection with gunfire in the parking lot of Oscar’s Taco Restaurant on Fesslers Lane Friday afternoon that killed a woman and critically injured two men. Jaylen Floyd, 19, is also being charged with evidence tampering after fleeing from an involved vehicle while armed with a gun. The fatally injured female hasn’t been officially identified by MNPD, but close friends have identified her as Destinee (Des/@desbando_). Dillon Bird, 21, and Juan Davila-Hugarte, 18, were critically wounded during the encounter.
Violent Crimes Division detectives today charged Jason Bell, 29, with two counts of attempted murder, carjacking, aggravated assault, vehicle theft, and evading arrest in connection with a crime spree Wednesday afternoon/evening that began with the critical stabbings of a man and a woman at a homeless camp off of Donelson Pike at I-40.
48-year-old Johnny McGowan is charged with the attempted murder of his brother, Reginald Malone. Police say Malone called 911 to report he had been shot by his brother in February after an unspecified disagreement. Malone suffered four gunshot wounds… two on his right side, one in his gluteus maximus, and one in his right leg. McGowan was charged with 2nd-degree murder once before, however it was pleaded down to an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
33-year-old Sade Deshay Harris has been indicted by a Davidson County Grand Jury on additional charges related to her continued and repeated assaults on the father of her child, Cheyenne Turner. Last year, a Grand Jury indicted her with aggravated assault and attempted murder after a June 2021incident in which she found him dining with a female at the J. Alexander’s, approached him, asking “so you’re out to eat with a girl?”, before grabbing silverware from a nearby table, chasing him into the parking lot, and stabbing him in the stomach and head with a knife, telling a stranger “I’m finna kill him!”.
The new indictment charges her with 3 new counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon: a November 2020 assault with a knife, a December 2020 assault with a knife, and an April 2021 assault with scissors, all against the same victim, Cheyenne Turner.
North Precinct detectives charged William Gardner, 77, with criminal homicide for Sunday’s 5 a.m. fatal shooting of his nephew, Jerry Birdwell, 54, and attempted murder for wounding Birdwell’s girlfriend inside the residence they all shared in the 8000 block of Jackman Road in Joelton.
17-year-old Reginald Williams, Jr., who was wearing an ankle monitor at the time of his arrest, is charged in a crime spree against multiple rideshare drivers, to include the sexual assault of one and the attempted murder of another.
25-year-old Jishon Batey has been charged with attempted homicide after police say he shot a 59-year-old man on Ramsey Street on Tuesday.
Quincy Brown & Calais Hill were riding a bird scooter together when Dejuan Bell opened fire on them after an argument in East Nashville. Quincy Brown died from a gunshot wound to his head. Hill escaped without injuries. Dejuan Bell is charged with 1 count homicide, & 1 count attempted homicide.
On Wednesday, November 7th, MNPD responded to a shooting in the J.C. Napier public housing development, in the 100 block of Charles Davis Boulevard, where they found Tachelle Pickett, shot by Jonella Hambrick (aka ‘Shorty’).
Brandon Elliott asked to ride Robert Trice’s bicycle, and was told no. A few hours later he returned and shot him in the back, hitting him twice. Elliott is now charged with attempted murder, held on a half million dollar bond.