Metro Police say that James surrendered to authorities this afternoon.
NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - Metro Police said a man is wanted on a charge of murder for a shooting Wednesday night at the Cheatham Place public housing development.
Police said Alphonso K. James, 35, is being sought on charges of murder and two counts of attempted murder for the fatal shooting of Stefvon Murphy, 41. Two other people, a 59-year-old woman and a 49-year-old man, were injured.
Police said the three victims were visiting together in the woman's apartment when James, who knew the victims, entered and began shooting. The motive remains under investigation.
The other two victims are in stable condition at a local hospital, according to police.
BREAKING: Alphonso K. James, 35, is being sought on charges of murder & 2 cts of attempted murder for Wed night's fatal shooting of Stefvon Murphy, 41, and the woundings of a 59 yr old woman & a 49 yr old man inside an apt in Cheatham Pl public housing. See James? 615-742-7463 pic.twitter.com/oRp8QVflXc— Metro Nashville PD (@MNPDNashville) September 10, 2020
Police tell News4 the shooting happened just after 10 p.m. Wednesday at the Cheatham Place Apartments complex in the 1600 block of Rosa L. Parks Boulevard.
They said it doesn't appear the apartment where the shooting occurred was broken into.
Police are still looking for a shooter From the shooting that happened at the Cheatham Place Apartment complex.— Tosin Fakile (@TosinfaksTV) September 10, 2020
It’s still a very active scene about 6 hours after the shooting that left one man dead and 2 in the hospital.
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Anyone knowing James' whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.