Malik Nelson

HENDERSONVILLE, TN (WSMV) - An arranged meeting turned into a robbery on Sunday after two victims were robbed while trying to purchase a gun from another person in the middle of the afternoon. 

Police say the two victims arranged to meet someone in the lot of a business on East Main Street to purchase a gun. During the transaction, the suspects pulled guns on the victims, took their weapon, and fled. 

Officers arrested 18-year-old Malik Nelson and booked him into the Sumner County Jail on a $15,000 bond, charged with aggravated robbery. The second suspect is believed to be a juvenile and is still on the run. They left the scene in a tan Chevy Tahoe. 

If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at (615) 594-4113. You may also submit tips through the P3 Tips app. 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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