Felon wanted in robbery that led to officer shooting

James Leggett

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A convicted felon has been identified by Metro police as the alleged accomplice to two teens during the armed robbery of a man Sunday afternoon in Nashboro Village.

The Long Hunter Court robbery drew a police presence to the area that ended with the death of 16-year-old Xavier McDonald and injury of Metro Officer John Downs.

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Authorities said James Leggett, 20, is accused of aiding now-jailed Jerica Taylor search the vehicle of William Majano while McDonald held him at gunpoint.

An arrest warrant has been issued charging Leggett with aggravated robbery.

His last known address is on Calumet Drive.

Anyone who sees him is urged to contact Nashville Crime Stoppers immediately at 615-74-CRIME. Those who contact Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.

Metro police added Leggett was convicted in October 2013 of burglary, felony theft and felony marijuana possession. He received probated sentences.

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