NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A 16-year-old was shot and killed in Bellevue Thursday night during a reported drug deal.
The shootout happened in the parking lot of Creekwood Apartments on Highway 70 South. Juan Marchman died and a 21-year-old is in stable condition at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
The 21-year-old admitted to police that he was at the apartment complex to sell marijuana to Marchman. He told officers that when he pulled into the parking lot at 11:30 p.m., Marchman approached him, put a pistol to his shoulder, and tried to rob him of the whie Mustang he was driving.
The 21-year-old said that as he attempted to retrieve his own gun, Marchman shot him in the shoulder. Marchman reportedly ran away and that when the 21-year-old says he heard more shots and fired back at Marchman.