Eric Nichols, 28, shot and killed a man on I-65 South Friday afternoon during a roadside scuffle stemming from a road rage incident. He says his pistol fell from his waistband during the fight, both men went for it, and eventually he shot and killed Christopher Jankowski, a 53-year-old truck driver.
In an update to last night’s shooting in Antioch, police now believe that Michael Jefferson, 36, came to the apartment to commit a robbery of 2 pounds of marijuana and cash, found inside the apartment. He was killed in an exchange of gunfire, leaving 2 others injured.
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’).
SCOOP: It was 21 hours after Kevin Steward was shot and killed before MNPD got the correct suspects and their vehicle information out to the public. However, a witness to the murder that attempted CPR on the victim, told police the shots were fired from a black Audi shortly after it happened – and she says they ignored her, even called her a liar, as they put out the wrong information to the public, not correcting it for nearly 21 hours after the murder
Kevin L. Stewart, 32, is identified as the man shot and killed at 3AM at the intersection of Target Drive & Cane Ridge Road.
Bounty Hunter Dejuan Pittman was chasing a fugitive in #NorthNashville, when the fugitive’s driver rammed the bounty hunter’s vehicle. Pittman shot the driver – and now neither is cooperating with police.
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.
The rental vehicle was being chased on I-40 east by a black or dark blue BMW SUV and a black or dark blue Chrysler 300 sedan. Shots were fired, hitting the driver, who lost control at the top of the ramp, went around the guardrail, descended from a cliff, and landed in the middle of the interstate. The driver, 21-year-old Eliezer De la Cruz, died on scene.
Witnesses say a fight broke out, and then at some later point gunshots erupted. Once witness says that the person that was in the fight returned with a group of people, and that’s when the shots were heard.
The investigation shows that the coach had broken up a fight between players from his team and the opposing squad. The coach said that a man approached him angry over the way he had intervened in the fight. That man asked the coach to meet him under the bleachers. Once there, the coach said the man pulled a pistol and began shooting.