7-11 clerk claims self-defense in Bordeaux shooting

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Posted at 10:36 AM, Mar 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-17 15:59:06-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — After a shooting at a Bordeaux gas station Thursday morning, police said there would be no charges filed in the case.

The incident happened near a gas station on Clarksville Pike, where police said a 7-11 clerk self-defense in the shooting.

During the investigation, police said the clerk told them that Cornell Evans, 23 of Memphis, died on the sidewalk outside after the two fought. The clerk said Evans entered the store to originally use the restroom but stayed there for a long time. When asked to get out of the restroom, the clerk said that Evans became enraged. Police said the clerk asked him to leave the store and get off the property when a physical fight ensued.

By the Thursday morning commute, one turning lane on Buena Vista Pike onto Clarksville Pike was closed amid the investigation.

Police said the case will head to the District Attorney's office at the conclusion of the investigation.