One dead, another injured in shooting on Clarksville Pike

Posted at 4:08 AM, Apr 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-08 13:13:49-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Police said one man has died and another was injured in a shooting on Clarksville Pike late Wednesday night.

According to Metro Police, the two victims were riding a three-wheeled motorcycle on the bridge leading into Bordeaux when they were hit by gunfire.

Officers who were on patrol in the area had heard about 20 gunshots and responded to the area to find the two victims.

The NewsChannel 5 crew at the scene saw several evidence markers documenting bullet cases on the bridge. Some lanes of Clarksville Pike were shut down into Thursday morning for the investigation.


Metro detectives said the two victims were taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with critical injuries. However, police have since confirmed that one of the men, identified as 29-year-old Cleveland Shaw Jr., died. The other man, who police say is 18 years old, has non-life-threatening injuries.

The vehicle the two victims were riding was a Slingshot, which is a three-wheeled motorcycle. On the side of the vehicle, was an advertisement for a Slingshot rental company.

Officers did not release any information on the gunman. However, police said the car investigations believe the shots were fired from was recovered on Thursday morning from a church parking lot on Buena Vista Pike.

If you saw something that could help detectives who are investigating this case, call Crime Stoppers at (615) 74-CRIME. You can remain anonymous.