Homicide Investigation Underway In Clarksville Shooting On Chapel Street

Posted at 4:18 PM, Nov 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-11 17:18:28-05

One person was killed in a shooting in Clarksville that may have started as a physical altercation.

Police said the shooting happened around 5:30 p.m. Friday on Chapel Street. 

When authorities arrived at the scene they found a shooting victim on the ground.

The victim, identified as 53-year-old Ray Charles Nelson, of Clarksville, was taken to Tennova Hospital where he died from his injuries.

Police said they believe he may have been involved in a physical altercation before being shot.

Officials said they were processing the scene and conducting interviews.

Anyone with information has been urged to call Detective Ulrey at 931-648-0656 or the Tipsline at 931-645-8477.