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Robbery attempt turns to murder

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Police are now calling an overnight robbery attempt a murder.

The incident happened just before 4 a.m. Saturday, but police said the victim has died, and they are searching for a second suspect.

Christian Brown, 27, is charged with criminal homicide and aggravated robbery for the attack.

Police said he, along with another suspect, approached Ronald Sanders outside his home on Sylvan Street in the James Cayce Apartments.

Witnesses said the suspects demanded money, and when Sanders refused to give it to them, he was shot.

Sanders was taken to Vanderbilt Medical Center, where he died from his injuries.

Brown was taken into custody. Police said they have identified the second suspect and are actively searching for him now.

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