NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - One person was killed in a shooting near the Shelby Park Golf Course in East Nashville.

Shelby Park Golf Course shooting death - 9/15/19

Police are investigating the shooting death of a 71-year-old man in the parking lot at the Shelby Park Golf Course. (WSMV)

Officers responded to the area around 7 p.m. after two witnesses heard a gunshot and saw a sedan leaving the parking lot.

Police identified the victim as 71-year-old George Carpenter.

Carpenter worked as the golf course and had just left the clubhouse and was walking to his pickup truck in the parking lot. He died at the scene.

Celebration of Life memorial service for Carpenter has been scheduled for 9:30 a.m., Sunday, October 13 at Shelby Park Golf Course. 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.

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