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Man Charged With Homicide Turns Himself In

Posted at 5:03 PM, Jun 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-25 18:03:43-04

A man has been booked in jail after turning himself in to police for murder.

James Lee Simpson, age 29, has been accused of shooting and killing 32-year-old Keon Hawkins and Hawkin's stepson, 22-year-old Kemontanez Armstrong, during a gunfire exchange in a North Nashville neighborhood on June 7.

Simpson turned himself in around 8 a.m. Saturday and was being held at Metro Jail.

He's a previous convicted felon and was facing two counts of criminal homicide.