Portion of Ellington Parkway closed as part of continued murder investigation

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Detectives closed a portion of Ellington Parkway early Wednesday  morning as part of an eight-month investigation into the death of a Madison man.

Ryan Trent was found dead from a gunshot wound inside his truck in the early morning hours of Sept. 28, 2016 as he was on his way home from work.

(Courtesy: The Trent family)

Traffic was reduced to one northbound lane from 1:30 a.m. to 3 a.m. while police investigated the scene and attempted to locate potential witnesses.

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Trent’s family installed a billboard along the James Robertson Bridge, heading downtown from east Nashville, hoping for tips that might help find the shooter.

A total of $12,000 is being offered for anything that leads to an arrest in the case–$10,000 from the family, which is good for one year; $1,000 from Nashville Crime Stoppers; an $1,000 from Trent’s employer.

Anyone with information on the shooting is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.

(Photo: WKRN)