Suspect charged in August shooting death of north Nashville man

(Courtesy: Metro Nashville Police Department)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Metro police charged a man Thursday with criminal homicide in Aug. 6 shooting death of a north Nashville man.

Demontez Watkin, 20, was charged with criminal homicide for the death of 36-year-old Reginal Ford Sr.

The shooting happened outside of Ford’s home in the 1800 block of Hermosa Street.

According to police, Watkin was interviewed and implicated himself.

Police found Ford shot in the head near his car parked outside of his residence. He died at the scene.

Watkin was booked into the Metro jail and is being held on $1,000,000 bond.

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