Police have identified a 25-year-old man who was killed in a shooting near a popular restaurant in East Nashville.
The incident happened around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in front of The Pharmacy Burger Parlor & Beer Garden and near Mas Tacos.
According to Metro Nashville Police officials, Deangelo Knox was killed during an exchange of gunfire after two vehicles -- a Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Impala -- opened fire on each other at West Eastland and McFerrin Avenue.
Police said a security guard from The Pharmacy also fired at Knox after he crashed and headed toward him with gun in hand.
The gunman killed at the intersection of W. Eastland & McFerrin Tue night is Deangelo Knox, 25. He was exchanging fire with the occupants of an Impala. A security guard from The Pharmacy restaurant also fired at Knox after Knox crashed and headed toward him with gun in hand. pic.twitter.com/JC12fHCBtB
— Metro Nashville PD (@MNPDNashville) October 3, 2018
Knox was allegedly armed with the gun pictured above. Police searched for several people who fled from the vehicles during the incident.
A bullet actually went through one of the front windows of the restaurant, but no one in the restaurant was injured.