Convicted felon now charged in north Nashville murder

Tevin Griffin, 21, is charged with first-degree murder. (Source: Metro Nashville PD)

A Nashville convicted felon who was already behind bars is now charged with murder.

Tevin Griffin, 21, has just been served with an indictment for first-degree murder in connection with a deadly shooting.

David White died after being shot multiple times during an argument in February 2017 on 16th Avenue North.

"From that day on nothing has been the same," said White's sister Davida Anglin.

Griffin was convicted in November 2017 for aggravated assault in connection with a shooting on Blank Street in September 2017, along with felony cocaine possession. He was sentenced to spend one year in jail and five years on probation.

White's family says the two did not know each other.

"We wondered why would somebody kill him because he kept to himself," said White's cousin Ieshea White.

It's been a rough year for White.

The body of her cousin, Letitia Lane, was found in the rubble of a burned bar in Gallatin.

Last September, her uncle with special needs was inside Burnette Chapel Church of Christ when a gunman opened fire.

"A lot of things happen that you don't think would ever happen to your family. We have not had anything this violent before," said White.

She says the family has grown closer, and they are hopeful for justice.

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