NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Metro police put a suspected killer behind bars overnight.
Police arrested 22-year-old David Avinger just after 12 a.m. Midnight Tuesday.
Avinger allegedly gunned down Vincent Perkins on December 12, 2009.
Perkins, 25, was a passenger in a car when he was shot during an apparent illegal drug transaction at the intersection of Howard Avenue and Oxford Avenue in Inglewood.
Perkins ran from the car and collapsed nearby.
He was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he died.
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