Shootout in East Nashville leaves 1 dead, 1 critically injured

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Two men shot each other in an East Nashville public housing parking lot Saturday night, according to Metro police.

Officers said the exchange of gunfire killed 23-year-old Anthony London and critically injured 22-year-old Treshon Patton.

Metro police responded around 11:15 p.m. to the 500 block of South 6th Street where they found London in the parking lot with a gunshot wound to his head.

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He was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Minutes later, officers found Patton in the grass along Shelby Avenue. He was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he was listed in critical condition.

Anyone who witnessed the shooting or has information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.