16-year-old killed in south Nashville shooting

Shooting on University Court, south Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A teenager was shot and killed Tuesday night in south Nashville at the Tony Sudekum Homes.

It happened at 9:45 p.m. on University Court near Charles E. Davis Boulevard.

Metro police told News 2 the victim, 16-year-old Dejuan Lytle, was shot in the stomach.

Lytle was sitting on a porch when he was approached by two men. Police said an argument ensued and was followed by gunshots.

The teenager suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he later died.

Anyone who has information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.

Citizens can also send an electronic tip to Crime Stoppers by texting the word “CASH” along with their message to 274637 or online at NashvilleCrimeStoppers.com.

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