NASHVILLE (WSMV) - Metro Police have charged a teen with criminal homicide after the fatal shooting of a man near the corner of 17th Avenue North and Cockrill Street early Tuesday morning.
Police said Jamontez Sherrell, 19, of Nashville, was charged with criminal homicide after the shooting of Larenzo Gates, 26, around 1:30 a.m.
During an interview with police, Sherrell admitted that he shot Gates during an argument. Officers found Gates lying in the 1500 block of 17th Avenue North. He was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he died.
The gun used in the murder was also recovered.
North Precinct detectives a short time ago charged Jamontez Sherrell, 19, w/ criminal homicide for Tuesday's 1:30 a.m. fatal shooting of Larenzo Gates,26, near the corner of 17th Ave N. & Cockrill Street. Sherrell admitted to shooting Gates after an argument between the two men. pic.twitter.com/5acGSO6yRz— Metro Nashville PD (@MNPDNashville) July 16, 2019