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Shooting Victim Named Murder Suspect

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Posted at 5:14 PM, May 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-27 18:16:06-04

Police said a shooting on Rains Avenue that injured four people may have been in retaliation to a previous murder, and one of the Rains Ave. victims was the target.

Officials with the Metro Nashville Police Department said 20-year-old Dameisha Clark was wanted on a criminal homicide charge for the death of Johnny Broadnax.

Broadnax, 21, was killed on May 14 at Hickory Manor Apartments on Hamilton Church Road in South Nashville.

Investigators said Clark shot Broadnax at the apartment complex from inside a stolen Dodge Charger during a drug deal. Officers found him lying near a 2002 GMC Envoy which had hit one of the apartment buildings.

Officials believed Broadnax was shot near the management office and had tried to get away in the SUV just before the crash. He was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he passed away.

Clark was thought to have been in the Charger with at least one other person.

She was then found injured in a red Sentra on Sunday, May 22 in a shooting police believed was in retaliation.

Witnesses told police a black sedan with custom rims came up beside the Sentra, and someone inside opened fire with a rifle. 

Two of the four victims were in critical condition, when they were all taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Of those injured, the driver of the Sentra was identified as 25-year-old Kayla Blakely and the  and the front seat passenger was 20-year-old Dameisha Clark.

The two passengers in the back of the car were identified as 32-year-old Michael Shaw and 25-year-old Michael Myers, Jr.

Three of the victims, Clark, Blakely, and Myers, were released from the hospital. Shaw was released from the hospital Thursday.

Anyone with information on Dameisha Clark or her whereabouts was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.