Man dies after being found shot inside car on I-65

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Posted at 4:23 AM, Jan 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-01 15:04:46-05

NASHVILLE, TENN. (WTVF) — Police have identified an 18-year-old who died after he was found shot in a car on Interstate 65 in Nashville.

Metro Nashville police officers responded to the scene near the exit ramp to Rose L. Parks Boulevard at 11:50 p.m. Tuesday. A caller reported that the victim was dead inside the car.

Police arrived and found that Marchellos Devens had been shot multiple times. He was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he died.

Investigators said they found a ski mask, latex gloves, an empty pistol magazine, and shell casings from the car. Several men reportedly got out before police arrived and were picked up by a separate vehicle.

The motive for the shooting remains under investigation. Police said at this point, it's not clear where the shooting happened.

Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.