NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police say the deadly shooting at a South Nashville apartment complex was drug related.
The incident happened around 8:30 p.m. at the complex located on Tanglewood Ct. in Antioch.
Police say 37-year-old Brad Gill was allegedly involved in a drug related attempted robbery at Whispering Oaks Apartments when he was shot to death Saturday.
Two other robbery suspects fled the scene, according to police.
Officers said a 15-year-old and a 21-year-old, who were residents of the apartment, were also shot.
According to a release, the teen told detectives he heard a commotion in the living room of the apartment and saw the 21-year-old being held on the floor at gunpoint by people he didn’t know.
Police said at some point durig the altercation, both victims were shot.
When gunfire occured, the brother of the 21-year-old, 27-year-old Sean Thomas grabbed his gun and headed for the apartment when the robbers ran out and shot at him, according to a release.
Police said the brother returned fire and the two robbers fled the scene in separate cars.
Officers said they recovered multiple pounds of marijuana at the scene.
The investigation is still ongoing.