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Two found shot to death in parked van in Nashville

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Posted at 10:14 AM, Sep 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-08 18:28:08-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Metro police have launched an investigation after a man and woman were found shot to death inside a van in Nashville.

Police said in a tweet that the victims were found just after 7:30 a.m. Wednesday on Highland Trace Drive, not far from Whites Creek Pike. MNPD tweeted photos of the scene, which showed numerous evidence markers on the ground.

According to police, the 46-year-old man and 36-year-old woman are believed to have been homeless. It's believed that the man was acquainted with the resident on Highland Trace Drive and had permission to park outside the home over the past few nights.

Police are trying to locate their families, who may be in Pennsylvania.

The victims are believed to have arrived in the driveway a few minutes before 10 p.m. Tuesday. Neighbors reported hearing shots around 10 p.m., but did not look outside.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.