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12-year-old driver, 14-year-old passenger killed in shooting on Nashville Interstate

A 12-year-old and 14-year-old were killed in a shooting on Interstate 24 Tuesday.
Deadly Nashville shooting
Deadly Nashville shooting(Metro Nashville Police Department)
Published: Nov. 25, 2020 at 5:51 PM EST
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) — A 12-year-old and 14-year-old were killed in a shooting on Interstate 24 Tuesday.

According to Metro Nashville Police, four juveniles were traveling in a stolen truck in downtown Nashville around 3:15 a.m. when the shooting happened.

Police said the events that led to the shooting have not been released, but they believe it was contained inside the truck.

The driver, 12-year-old Abdiwahab Adan and 14-year-old Donquez Abernathy were killed during the incident. Two other teens were taken to Vanderbilt Medical Center where they are being treated for gunshot wounds.

MNPD officials said a 16-year-old is suspected in the shooting.

Police recovered a gun from the truck that had been reported stolen last week.

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