Police: Nashville Teen Responsible For Three December Shootings
NASHVILLE, Tenn.- A 17-year-old is facing multiple charges,including attempted murder, after police identified him as the suspect in three separate shootings.
Police said that 17-year-old, who lives on Old Matthews Road, shot three people in the month of December. He has been charged with attempted murder after he allegedly shot 21-year-old Marquinta Johnson outside a market on Lewis Street on December 7th. Johnson told police that she was leaving the store when she was struck by the bullet. She was shot in the stomach and remains in critical condition at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
The teen was also charged two aggravated assault cases. One case took place on December 1st, when police said the teen got into an argument with 18-year-old Lamonderius Goodner and subsequently shot him. In the other shooting case, the 17-year-old was accused of shooting Andrea Brown, 19. Brown told police that he was walking down Lewis Street on December 9th when the suspected teenager approached and opened fire on him for a no reason.
Officials have charged the teenager with attempted murder, two counts of aggravated assault, criminal trespassing, gun theft, unlawful handgun possession and marijuana possession. He was taken to a juvenile detention facility.