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Nashville police investigating after man found fatally shot near Fisk University

Metro Nashville police are investigating a fatal shooting near Fisk University and Andrew Jackson Courts apartments.

Nashville police investigate fatal shooting near Fisk University

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The shooting was reported about 12:20 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Jackson Street and 16th Avenue North in the city’s Hope Gardens neighborhood.

North Precinct officers were nearby when they heard the shots fired and found the victim inside of his car, which crashed into a building. The car was riddled with multiple bullet holes. 



a car parked on the side of a road: Metro Nashville police are on scene investigating a fatal shooting near Fisk University and Andrew Jackson Courts apartments Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020.


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Metro Nashville police are on scene investigating a fatal shooting near Fisk University and Andrew Jackson Courts apartments Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020.

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The victim, who had been shot multiple times, was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

Witnesses at the scene said they heard at least six shots fired. Police were investigating in an alleyway near the apartment complex.

Police said no suspect is in custody. 

No other injuries were reported at the scene.

This is a developing story.

Natalie Neysa Alund is based in Nashville at The Tennessean and covers breaking news across the south for the USA TODAY Network. Reach her at [email protected] and follow her on Twitter @nataliealund.

This article originally appeared on Nashville Tennessean: Nashville police investigating after man found fatally shot near Fisk University

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