Man shot to death outside home in Smyrna

Danny Wright murder scene

SMYRNA, Tenn. (WKRN) – A 46-year-old man was shot and killed outside a home in Smyrna Thursday morning.

Smyrna police Capt. Jeff Dwyer said it happened on Kings Road off North Lowry Street just before 7 a.m.

The victim, Danny Wright, was shot multiple times while he was outside working on his car.

Danny Wright murder scene
The victim, Danny Wright, was shot multiple times while he was outside working on his car.

He was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville where he was pronounced dead.

Capt. Dwyer said Wright was visiting the home where the shooting occurred.

Several people were at the home at the time, including at least two teenagers, but no one else was injured.

The suspect is described as tall, skinny black male wearing dark clothes.

After the shooting, the suspect fled the scene in a late model tan or white sedan.

Anyone with information is urged to call Smyrna police at 615-459-6644.

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