One dead, one injured in early morning shooting outside Midtown bar

Demonbreun Street Shooting - 041721
Posted at 8:01 AM, Apr 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-17 14:27:24-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — One man is dead and another is injured after a shooting near a bar in Midtown early Saturday morning.

According to Metro police, the shooting took place on the 1500 block of Demonbreun Street just after 2 p.m.

Police have identified the man who was killed as 26-year-old Christopher Hill.

Investigation so far indicates Hill and a 25-year-old male were arguing with a third man when a gunman started shooting at Hill and his friend, hitting both.

Hill was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he died. The second victim was shot in the hip, and is expected to recover.

The person arguing with the two men and the gunman ran away from the area.

The gunman is described as a Black man with short hair who is approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall with a stocky build.

Anyone with information about Hill's murder is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (615) 742-7463. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous.