A man was killed overnight after being shot multiple times in North Nashville.
Officers were called to the scene on 12th Avenue near Buchanan Street around 4:46 a.m. Saturday.
Metro Nashville Police said a woman had driven the victim, identified as 34-year-old James L. Perry, to the area and said he got out of the car.
As Perry was walking back to the vehicle, she said a man with a long gun came around from the side of a house and opened fire.
After hearing multiple gunshots, she drove away from the scene.
Nashville Fire Department crews arrived and pronounced Perry dead.
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The woman drove back to the area once police had arrived. The investigation remained ongoing.
Anyone with information was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.