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Man dies in North Nashville shooting; 19-year-old charged in case

Posted at 2:54 AM, Jul 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-16 18:21:35-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A 26-year-old man died in a North Nashville shooting at 17th Avenue and Cockrill Street Tuesday.

The shooting happened around 1 a.m. Larenzo Gates was found on the porch of a home with a gunshot wound to his torso.

He was taken Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he died.

Tuesday evening, Metro Nashville Police officers arrested and charged 19-year-old Jamontez Sherrell in the shooting. They say Sherrell admitted to shooting Gates during an argument.

Officers also found the gun used by Sherrell.