Man added to TBI’s Most Wanted list for deadly South Nashville shooting

Kevin Tidwell (Courtesy: Metro Nashville Police Department)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation added the man wanted in a deadly South Nashville shooting to its Top 10 Most Wanted list.

Metro police also swore out an arrest warrant for Kevin Tidwell overnight Tuesday in the shooting that claimed the life of Jesus Flores last Saturday.

Tidwell, 23, is accused of having a verbal argument with Flores, 24, at a convenience store on Richards Road just before Flores was gunned down on McCall Street around 11:30 p.m. He was shot in the chest and died at Vanderbilt University Medical Center a short time later.

Jesus Flores (Courtesy: Metro Nashville Police Department)

Tidwell is now wanted on charges of criminal homicide and attempted criminal homicide in the case.

The TBI says Tidwell is also wanted on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in connection to an incident earlier this year in Nashville.

He’s a white man who stands at 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs approximately 150 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes.

Tidwell has tattoos on his hands, neck, and face, and may be traveling in a light-colored Ford F-150.

(Courtesy: Metro Nashville Police Department)

He is a documented gang member and should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information about Tidwell’s whereabouts should contact the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND. There is a $1,000 reward for information leading to his arrest.

Tidwell was arrested in April 2016 for allegedly stealing a truck in Midtown and nearly running over two men. And when Tidwell was 19, he was questioned by police for his involvement in the murder of a family of three in West Nashville.