Police search for suspect in deadly shooting

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Posted at 5:43 PM, May 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-17 18:43:16-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Metro Nashville Police detectives have charged a 50-year-old with murder in the deadly shooting of 24-year-old Jashaun Cane-Germane outside a market in Nashville.

Police say Melvin R. Evans and Cane-Germane got into an argument inside a market at the intersection of Fairfield Avenue and Lafayette Street on April 12. The argument continued outside and ended in the shooting.

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MNPD officials asked anyone who knows where Evans could be to call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.

Police say Evans is known to frequent the area around Napier public housing.