Quantez Parks

GALLATIN, TENN. (WSMV) - One person is dead and two others injured after a "random" shooting in Gallatin Wednesday afternoon.

The shooting happened on Lock 4 Road in the Lock 4 Park area and involved three people, including the deceased individual.

According to Gallatin Police, two calls came in for assistance needed at the park, one for EMS and another for shots fired. Upon arrival, Quantez Parks was deceased from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Witnesses report that two victims were shot while attempting to help Parks after he indicated he needed medical attention.

Parks left this area and began shooting at two other victims that were riding bikes in the area. They were not injured.

One patient was treated and released at the scene while another was taken by helicopter to the hospital.

If you have information relating to this incident, you are asked to contact Gallatin Police Department at 615-452-1313.

WSMV.com is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, 4WARN weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from News4 Nashville.

>> Click/tap here to download our free mobile app. <<

Copyright 2020 WSMV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

Content Producer

Blake was born and raised in Central Ohio where he began working in TV broadcast in 2011 before moving into morning radio. Blake joined the WSMV team in October 2019. Any news stories and ideas can be sent directly to blake.summers@wsmv.com

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.