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.
Metro Nashville Police responded to Cambridge at Hickory Hollow Apartments at 660 Bell Road just after 10 p.m. Saturday night after residents reported “a hundred rounds” of gunfire at the pool area during a party. Witnesses report one group approached another and after an exchange of gunfire, police say two males were dead and two females are injured. #developing
59-year-old Gregory Altman was showing his fiancee, Suzanne Sawyers, how to use a handgun when he disclosed to her he had used the gun to kill two people in the past, while pointing it at her. Sawyers contacted the police, with the belief he was being honest and legitimately placed her in fear of her life if she told anyone.
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.
A witness reported that a Kezachary Horsley exited a vehicle, charged at Emmanuel Gordon, and opened fire as Gordon begged, “please don’t shoot!” — At the time of the murder, Horsley was free on bond in regard to a number of charges, including aggravated robbery for allegedly pulling a gun on Gordon as he rode his bicycle and robbing him of $8 on September 18, 2020. The motive for the murder is believed to be tied to Gordon’s assistance in prosecuting Horsley.
50-year-old Wesley Migletz is charged with domestic assault with bodily injury after police responded to his wife, Winny, who was hiding in a nearby parking garage. She explained her husband was threatening to carry out a murder/suicide. The wife played a recording on which Wes can be heard saying “you are a parasite, if you had any decency you would eat the bullet and not make me scatter your brains” before punching her, and her crying out in pain.
Officers documented the victim’s injuries and located Wes Migletz walking his dog nearby, and took him into custody. He is free on a $2,500 cash bond.
Poice say 32-year-old Sade Deshay Harris appeared at J. Alexanders in June, where she found her ex-boyfriend and father of her child, Cheyenne Turner, who was dining with a female at the table. She reportedly asked “so you’re out to eat with a girl?”, grabbed silverware from a nearby table, chased him into the parking lot, and used the knife to stab him in the stomach and head, telling a stranger “I’m finna kill him!”. Sade Harris remains jailed in lieu of a $500,000 bond on the charge of attempted murder, and other related charges. [Mugshot is from an April arrest, as the current booking photo was not immediately available].
Homicide Unit detectives are investigating Saturday’s 11 p.m. shooting outside the Overlook Ridge Apartments (formerly Cumberland Pointe Apartments), 2400 Buena Vista Pike, that claimed the life of Patrick Waller, 32.
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.
Ten years after the death of her 4-month-old daughter, a Nashville mother now admits that she lied to police on the day of the girl’s death in June 2010, destroyed evidence and staged the scene to cover up her crime of murder. She says she suffocated her with a plastic bag for disrupting her life.