Police identify suspect in Bell Road shooting - WSMV News 4

Police identify suspect in Bell Road shooting

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Police said Deion Woodruff, 23, is the suspect in today's shooting on Bell Road and a fatal shooting outside Medusa Hookah Bar in May. (Photo: Metro Nashville Police Department) Police said Deion Woodruff, 23, is the suspect in today's shooting on Bell Road and a fatal shooting outside Medusa Hookah Bar in May. (Photo: Metro Nashville Police Department)
Police search a Jeep abandoned on Bell Road after a shootout with another vehicle. (Photo: Metro Nashville Police Department) Police search a Jeep abandoned on Bell Road after a shootout with another vehicle. (Photo: Metro Nashville Police Department)
Two cars are reported to be shooting at each other on Bell Road in Antioch. (WSMV) Two cars are reported to be shooting at each other on Bell Road in Antioch. (WSMV)
Police said the gun pictured was left in a Jeep after a shootout with another vehicle on Bell Road. (Photo: Metro Nashville Police Department) Police said the gun pictured was left in a Jeep after a shootout with another vehicle on Bell Road. (Photo: Metro Nashville Police Department)
ANTIOCH, TN (WSMV) -

A man wanted for a May murder is accused of being involved in a shooting on Bell Road on Thursday, according to police.

Deion Woodruff, 23, is suspected of shooting and killing Marqondis Thompson, 21, on May 1 inside the Medusa Hookah Bar.

On Thursday, the occupants of two SUVs, a Jeep and a Ford Expedition, exchanged gunfire with each other on Bell Road as the vehicles rammed each other, according to police. The last of the gunfire occurred at the intersection of Bell Road and Eagle View Boulevard.

Woodruff and Lesean Campbell, 20, fled from the Jeep and are believed to have been among those who carjacked a Chevrolet Malibu from Thornton's.

Campbell, who was wounded, was driven to East Nashville where he was dumped out at the East Community Center. An uninvolved citizen drove Campbell to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he is in stable condition.

The Expedition ended up at a nearby apartment complex. David Young, 22, was wounded while in the Expedition and called a relative to take him to the hospital, according to police. Young is in serious but stable condition, according to police.

Other people in the Jeep and Expedition have not been identified.

Police believe Thursday's shooting is connected to the May murder.

Witnesses said someone from one of those cars carjacked a young woman at Thornton’s at the corner of Bell Road and Eagle View Boulevard.

Bell Road between at Bell Forge Lane and Hickory Hollow Terrace is currently blocked. Traffic is being diverted around the area.

A witness said her daughter was carjacked while pumping gas at Thornton’s. She said she heard gunshots ringing out and multiple shots were fired.

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