Person Of Interest Sought In 2015 Murder

Posted at 5:48 AM, Mar 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-11 18:59:25-05

An 18-year-old has been identified as a person of interest in a 2014 murder in the Edgehill neighborhood. 

Officials with Metro Nashville Police said Jhonquis Compton is wanted for questioning in the fatal shooting of 33-year-old John Sykes back in April.

Compton has also been accused in the January beating of a 59-year-old man inside a convenience store along D.B. Todd Boulevard. 

Police said the incident started out as an argument regarding where the victim parked his car. The victim was knocked unconscious in the altercation. 

Anyone with knowledge of Compton’s whereabouts should call police at 615-74-CRIME.