NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Metro police detectives are investigating Saturday night's fatal shooting of Deaderick Lockridge outside an apartment building located on Hillside Avenue just south of Edgehill Avenue.
Officers responded to a shots fired call and found Lockridge, 23, lying in the parking lot. He died on the scene.
Lockridge's arrest history reflects convictions for attempted aggravated robbery, felon in possession of a weapon and evading arrest.
The motive for his murder remains under investigation.
Anyone with information on the person or persons responsible for Lockridge's murder is urged to contact West Precinct Investigations at 615-862-7385 or Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME.
Citizens can also send an electronic tip to Crime Stoppers by texting the word “CASH” along with their message to 274637 (CRIMES).