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Three dead, four injured in West Nashville shooting

According to a report from Nashville CBS affiliate WTVF, six members of the same family were shot, two of them fatally.
Published: Nov. 27, 2021 at 3:33 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 27, 2021 at 10:42 PM EST
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Three are dead, and four are injured following a shooting in a West Nashville apartment Friday night, Metro Nashville Police Department officials said on Twitter.

The shooting took place just before 10 p.m. at an apartment on the 2000 block of Torbett Street, the post states.

According to a report from Nashville CBS affiliate WTVF, six members of the same family were shot, two of them fatally. Police told WTVF that Christian Akail Johnson, 29, who is a suspect in the shooting, was also shot to death.

The two victims who died were teenage boys, WTVF reports, identified as 18-year-old Zacquez Sherrell and 15-year-old Tavarius Sherrell. Johnson was a convicted robber, police officials told WTVF, and was one of two that entered the apartment armed.

Three guns were reportedly recovered from the apartment.

Officials are investigating the incident and encourage anyone with information to call (615) 742-7463.

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