One dead after Valley Ridge Apartment shooting

Posted at 3:22 PM, May 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-13 07:34:17-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — One person was killed in a shooting at Valley Ridge Apartments on Harding Pike on Wednesday afternoon.

Metro Nashville Police said the victim, identified as 20-year-old Nicholas Spivey, was meeting with a group of two or three men in the apartment complex's parking lot when an argument broke out and he was shot several times.

Police said the group of men drove off in a silver Hyundai Sonata. Spivey was then taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Metro police believe drugs were the motivation behind the shooting, adding that "drug packaging materials" were found inside Spivey's apartment. Police said he was also carrying more than $3,200 in cash.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.