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Man Shot, Killed During Robbery In South Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A man was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon when a robber opened fire during a drug deal. 

Police said 33-year-old Chad Allen Daniel was fatally wounded while in the front passenger seat of a Nissan Altima that was sitting outside the apartments located at 1330 Hillside Avenue just before 4:15 p.m.

Daniel's friend, a 26-year-old male, said he had driven to the apartment complex after he had arranged to make a drug buy from a woman.

The friend told police Daniel remained in the car while he got out and approached the female in the apartment building breezeway for the intended drug deal.

The 26-year-old man said a gunman appeared and demanded his money. The man told police he threw down his wallet and ran back to the car where Daniel was waiting.

Investigators were told the gunman followed and opened fire on Daniel after demanding money from him as well. Daniel was fatally wounded.

The driver of the car said he drove to Wedgewood Avenue and Beech Avenue where he saw an officer working a traffic incident and asked for help.

The gunman was described as a black male with dreadlocks and teardrop tattoos on his face, approximately 5 feet 7 inches and weighs about 140 pounds.

Anyone with information about the gunman's identity or whereabouts is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME.

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