Police: 51-year-old man shot, killed in south Nashville was targeted

(Photo: WKRN)
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police are investigating after a man they say was targeted was shot and killed inside his vehicle in south Nashville late Tuesday night.

The victim, identified as 51-year-old Mark Fisher, had driver to the home of Derrick Carter to pay off a debt, according to a police report.

Carter told detectives that after Fisher paid him the money, he drove off in his pickup truck but called him a short time later to tell him that he was being followed by three vehicles.

Carter said he told Fisher to drive back to his residence.

When he did, Carter said he saw a white Impala park on Cathy Jo Drive with its lights out, and a gray or green Impala follow Fisher around Cathy Jo Circle.

Carter told officers he saw two men get out of a small black car and walk down Norway Terrace toward Cathy Jo Circle.

After Fisher stopped outside the man’s home, he said that the two men who had exited the black car, ran up to Fisher’s truck and fired, striking Fisher.

Carter reported that one of the suspects then fired shots at him and he returned fire.

Fisher drove off and crashed nearby into two parked cars.

The suspects, both armed with semi-automatic pistols, are described as a man of unknown race wearing all dark clothing and a man in his 30s who is approximately 5’10” tall and weighs approximately 160 pounds. He has a mustache and goatee and wore a black hooded sweatshirt and black pants.

Anyone with information about the gunmen or involved vehicles is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.

(Photo: WKRN)
(Photo: WKRN)