Nashville man dies after being shot amid scuffle in South Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A Nashville man died early Monday morning after being shot multiple times during an argument.

According to Metro police, Hunter Drake, 26, was in the area of the J.C. Napier and Tony Sudekum homes to make a drug purchase.

A press release states Drake parked on Lafayette Street and walked to a parking lot on First Avenue South where he got into a scuffle with three to four people.

Police say it’s believed the 26-year-old was trying to get away when he was shot.

Hermitage Precinct detectives are pursuing active leads as they work to identify the people involved in the murder. Anyone with information is asked to contact Nashville Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.