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Shooting at airport hotel leaves one man dead

Published: Apr. 11, 2022 at 4:52 AM CDT
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - Metro Police are investigating a homicide in the parking lot of an airport hotel on Monday morning.

According to police, 28-year-old Tarrance Martin was found shot in the parking lot of the Somatel Nashville Airport Hotel on Metroplex Drive early Monday morning. Surveillance footage shows Martin backing into a parking space when a silver SUV arrives and stops in front of his car, blocking him in. Martin exited the vehicle and began arguing with the driver of the SUV.

The SUV driver retrieved a gun from his vehicle and fired several shots at Martin before driving away. Martin was found next to his car and was transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. The car had multiple bullet holes and shell casings were found on the ground nearby.

Detectives said a man with short hair and a beard is shown in the footage of the shooting. He was wearing a black t-shirt and black pants. Anyone with information is asked to call 615-742-7463.

Homicide investigation underway at an airport hotel
Homicide investigation underway at an airport hotel(WSMV)

Police do not have a suspect in custody. News4 will update as more information is made available.

According to police, 28-year-old Tarrance Martin was found shot in the parking lot of the Somatel Nashville Airport Hotel on Metroplex Drive early Monday morning. The man was found inside a vehicle and was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. The car had multiple bullet holes and shell casings were found on the ground nearby.