NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Metro police said a 20-year-old who is accused in a shooting that left a woman critically injured has been taken into custody.
MNPD issued an arrest warrant for 20-year-old Isaiah Burr on Tuesday. He is believed to have been involved in a shooting Saturday after 20-year-old Chanya Sherill was found shot in the head.
Burr was arrested in Hopkinsville, Kentucky on Wednesday morning following a Crime Stoppers tip. Police said the tip helped detectives find Burr at his mother's home.
Burr was on the run after Sherill was found lying on the ground. Police said her car crashed into the Bank of America on Dickerson Pike. Witnesses reported seeing a man get out of the rear driver’s side of the car after it crashed then pulled a woman out. They said the suspect ran away with a backpack.
Sherill was taken to the hospital after being found unresponsive and that's when doctors discovered she had been shot in the head. Sherill died as a result of her gunshot wounds on April 4.
Police believe the suspect Burr is utilizing a dating app profile to contact women as a part of a robbery scheme. He now faces a criminal homicide charge in Nashville. He also has active, outstanding warrants in Indiana and Kentucky.
Burr is in custody in Kentucky.