18-year-old killed in exchange of gunfire in North Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police are investigating after an 18-year-old was shot and killed in a North Nashville alley Thursday night.

It happened at 8:25 p.m. in the 1600 block of Arthur Avenue, right next to Interstate 65.

Metro police said Keith King, who lived on Garfield Street, was found wounded and lying on the curb by responding officers. He was rushed to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he died.

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Metro police believe King was in a vehicle in an alley when an exchange of gunfire broke out between other people. Some of the gunshots hit the car, and King was hit once.

The driver of the car King was in left him on Arthur Avenue, according to police.

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