Store clerk shoots, kills man in north Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A clerk shot and killed a man inside a market in north Nashville early Sunday morning.

Anthony Williams Jr
Anthony Williams Jr.

It happened at Paul’s Market, located at 1800 Jefferson St., around 1:15 a.m. when police say Anthony Williams Jr., 27, and Andre Swett, 52, reportedly got in to an argument.

Williams allegedly threatened Swett and was attempting to get behind the counter when Swett shot him in the torso.

Williams ran from the business and collapsed in the parking lot.

He was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he died.

Police are uncertain at this time if Williams was armed. They would not confirm if he was attempting to rob the store or threaten the clerk.

The investigation is ongoing.

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