Tru Booker, 28, tells MNPD he was selling drugs to Markus Cantrell, 28, Monday night, when the deal turned into an attempted robbery. Booker shot and killed Cantrell, and is claiming self-defense. No charges have been filed at this time. No drugs, guns, or cash were at the scene when MNPD arrived.
BOLO: Peter Alexander Bohning, 34, of Kent, Connecticut, is wanted for questioning in connection with Friday’s stabbing attack on a West Nashville. LAST SEEN with long blond hair & dirty yellow shirt in a 2010 gray Toyota Camry with tag NP5-937.
IN CUSTODY: Demontez Johnson, 19, is now in custody, and charged with the December murder of Dontae Drew, 18, on Dickerson Pike. Bond is set at $1,000,000
Madison: 17-year-old Jshaun Redmon shoots his mother, Tiffany Redmon; then commits suicide
James Gilchrist, 26, and Montessa Tate-Thornton, 19, have both been indicted by the Grand Jury for the 2017 murder of Maxime Assem in the 100 block of University Court in the Napier-Sudekum public housing area.
#JusticeForMiles: 4 men are now charged with the 1st degree murder of 17-year-old Miles Hunter, pushing him from a vehicle while robbing him of marijuana, in September of 2018. Nicholas Parker & William Hemphill have been booked, Gunnar Scragg & Ethan Oakley are not in custody.
Inmate Chad Edwards, 24, who is serving his first year, of a six-year sentence for voluntary manslaughter, now faces an additional charge of assault of an officer after he tossed urine on her face, also resulting in another inmate doing the same.
Police have identified Dashawn Ellis, 23, as the man shot Thursday night in North Nashville during a dice game.
The woman fatally stabbed late Monday night at Neelys Bend Condominiums in Madison, is identified as Ashley Yarbrough, 24. Detectives do not believe that she was stabbed by a stranger.
Xavier Lavender, 24, admitted to stabbing his grandmother, Gwendolyn Lavender, to death over what he said were lingering issues between the two.