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Police ID Victim In East Nashville Shooting

Posted at 11:15 PM, May 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-10 11:30:08-04

Authorities have identified the 20-year-old man who died following a shooting in east Nashville. 

The incident happened around 8:15 p.m. on South 7th Street near the James A. Cayce Homes housing development.

Officials with Metro Nashville Police said Ronnie Foxx was shot and rushed to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he later died. 

According to investigators, the shooting stemmed from an argument earlier in the day. He was in the area visiting his girlfriend. 

Officers set up crime tape around the scene as they collected evidence throughout the night. They also used flashlights and metal detectors to search for what appeared to be shell casings.

No suspects have been taken into custody.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.