Six separate shootings made for a violent weekend in Music City.
Four people were shot in less than ten hours between Friday night and Saturday morning in Nashville. Police have been investigating the separate incidents.
Police said 26-year-old Jonathan Cheers (left) was killed in the shooting. Treon Bright (right), age 23, was in critical but stable condition.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - One person has died and another has been injured in a shooting at a local apartment complex.
The shooting happened around 9:35 a.m. Saturday at the Cumberland View public housing development in the 2500 block of 25th Avenue North.
Reports stated the victims were taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. One of the victims, identified as 26-year-old Jonathan Cheers, passed away.
The second victim has been identified as 23-year-old Treon Bright. He was listed in critical but stable condition.
Large police presence near 2500 25th Ave N. Multiple apartment buildings blocked off with crime scene tape. @NC5 pic.twitter.com/rhDCEtaclg— Sarah McCarthy NC5 (@SMcCarthyNC5) August 12, 2017
Large police presence near 2500 25th Ave N. Multiple apartment buildings blocked off with crime scene tape. @NC5 pic.twitter.com/rhDCEtaclg
Officials said a detective heard gunfire, drove through the area, and was flagged down by several people who were able to point out the victims.
Police blocked off several buildings at the complex. Multiple shell casings were found at the scene.
Authorities said there was no indication that the men were shooting at each other; however, no guns have been been. They were not yet able to release a description of any possible suspects.
Officers said the shooting happened in the breezeway of one building. One of the victims attempted to run away toward another apartment building.
This was the third shooting in Nashville in less than ten hours between Friday night and Saturday morning. The investigation remained active.