Man killed in shooting on Lafayette Street in Nashville

Posted at 5:30 AM, Jun 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-19 08:33:58-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — One man has died following a shooting on Lafayette Street in Nashville.

The victim was found lying on the sidewalk outside J.C. Napier Homes around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday. He was taken to an area hospital where he later died.

It's unclear what led up to the shooting.

Metro police confirmed a "young male" was killed. Neither his name nor age was known.

It's not known how many suspects are wanted in the case.

This is Nashville's 23rd homicide of 2019.