Man Killed In North Nashville Shooting

Posted at 8:32 PM, Nov 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-17 20:44:58-05

A man has died after suffering gunshot wounds in North Nashville.

Officers with the Metro Nashville Police Department responded to a call of shots fired in the 3100 block of Bridgepoint Drive just after 7 p.m. Thursday.

Photos from the scene: Man Fighting For Life After Nashville Shooting

Police said they found the man, later identified as 39-year-old Robert Newsom, in the street with gunshot wounds to his torso and leg. Reports stated he was shot outside his home. He had just returned from getting pizza in the 100 block of Gallatin Pike North.

Authorities said family members inside the home heard arguing outside before the shooting.

Newsom was taken by ambulance to Skyline Medical Center with life-threatening injuries; however, authorities confirmed early Friday morning he passed away at the hospital.

Anyone with information on Newsom's death has been urged to contact police at 615-742-7463.