Two Kentucky teens charged with murder of Kwik Sak employee in Hermitage

Posted at 7:56 PM, Nov 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-06 20:20:33-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A store employee is dead after a shooting at a Kwik Sak store on Lebanon Pike Monday evening.

Metro Nashville Police Department officers began investigating the shooting late Monday afternoon.

Police said two 15-year-olds, Shawn Davis and Demarcus Boyd entered the gas station just after 4 p.m. and shot 35-year-old Vishal Patel. Patel, an employee of the Kwik Sak, was taken to Skyline Medical Center where he later died.

The two Kentucky teens reportedly fled in a stolen Kia Sorrento which was found at a nearby Arby's on Lebanon Pike. They were taken into custody before 8 p.m.

Boyd and Davis were also charged with aggravated robbery following an incident at a 7-Eleven on Old Hickory Boulevard. Both admitted their involvement in that incident to detectives.

If you have any additional information about this shooting, please call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.