Man killed in shooting at Antioch apartment complex

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ANTIOCH, Tenn. (WKRN) – One person was shot and killed at an apartment complex in Antioch Friday evening.

Police were called to the Chimney Top Apartments on Chimney Top Drive at 5:30 p.m.

When officers arrived to the scene, they found 23-year-old Trel Gates dead in a breezeway.

Trel Gates (Courtesy: Metro Nashville Police Departmetn)
Trel Gates (Courtesy: Metro Nashville Police Departmetn)

Metro police said witnesses reported hearing an altercation just prior to the gunfire.

Detectives are still investigating exactly what led up to the shooting.

The shooter is described as a black man with a light complexion, weighing 200 pounds and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, jeans and a hat with flaps.

In September 2015, Gates was charged with the August 2015 shooting his of his brother in east Nashville.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.

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Photo: WKRN
Photo: WKRN