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North Nashville Shooting Victim Dies In Hospital

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Posted at 5:22 PM, Aug 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-02 18:22:50-04

A man who was critically wounded in a North Nashville shooting over the weekend has died from his injuries.

According to Metro Nashville Police officials, 48-year-old Steven Murray of 14th Avenue North, died Wednesday while at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

He was injured Sunday night when he was shot in the head while in his vehicle outside Bud's Market on Buchanan Street.

Man Shot While Sitting In Car In North Nashville

Police said he was backing his car out of the parking lot when someone person in an adjacent vehicle shot at him.

Detectives said, prior to the shooting, Murray went into the market and came out with a man who got into the adjacent vehicle as Murray got into his. Shortly after, Murray was shot.  The motive is unclear.

North Precinct detectives were still pursuing active leads as they attempt to identify the person(s) responsible.  

Anyone with information on this case were asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.