19-year-old killed in North Nashville shooting; police searching for suspect

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Posted at 11:45 AM, May 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-05 14:51:41-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Police say they're searching for a suspect in connection with a deadly shooting in North Nashville.

The shooting happened at 8:30 p.m. Monday near the intersection of 16th Avenue North and Century Street.

Metro police say Jevon Battle was visiting his cousins’ home on 17th Avenue North when he and one cousin talked about going to a nearby market.

According to police, Battle reportedly said he was going to buy marijuana before heading to the store. A short time after he left the home, shots were heard. He was found lying in the street and died at the scene.

Anyone with information was asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. You can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward. To submit a mobile tip, visit