Metro Nashville Police say 24-year-old Roderic Gaines Jr was at a swimming pool at the Park at Hermitage apartments July 11th when someone accidentally bumped into him. He reportedly got into a verbal argument with that person and their friend, identified as Shemica Sales. The argument continued as Sales gathered her belongings to leave the pool area, at which time Gaines followed Sales to the parking lot where she was loading her things into a vehicle. Gaines then pulled a handgun from a 12-pack box of orange soda, pointed it at her, and stated: “give me everything you got!” placing her in fear. She got into the vehicle and fled the parking lot as he fired a shot into the air.
24-year-old Javonte Crisp, who only weeks ago graduated from APSU with his Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, is now free on a $15,000 bond, accused of repeatedly slamming his girlfriend’s head into the dashboard and steering wheel of a car after getting upset with her, and further expressing his anger by firing a handgun into the air.
Nashville police say they found local rapper Callen Williams (Chief True) high on Xanax and pointing a ‘short barrel AR-15 style pistol’ at them Tuesday morning after he fired the weapon out his door, believing someone was there. Police note that on the ride to jail, the 20-year-old transitioned from ‘weeping’ in the back of the patrol car to threatening to ‘put a hit out’ on the officers after he made bond. He remains jailed on a $77,000 bond.
Late Saturday night social media lit up with reports of shots fired at the Wilson County Fair, and parents running to get to their kids, causing a mad scramble of fair goers in panic with no clear direction or idea of what was really happening.
Kenneth Bradford, 25, of Mountain Springs Road, and Johnny Woodland, 24, of 25th Avenue North, are in the Metro Jail this morning, each held on a $25,000 bond on multiple charges to include unlawful gun possession by felons, cocaine, evading arrest, and probation violations.
Mayor David Briley shoots down agreement to bring ‘ShotSpotter’ technology to Nashville. The technology helps solve gun-related crimes in over 100 other cities, improves response times, and was previously approved & funded by Metro City Council.
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.
When he left the parking lot on Friday at a high rate of speed, he took out his gun and began to fire several rounds at the business that fired him, barely missing a person