Evan Smith-Erving

Evan Smith-Erving

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - Metro Nashville Police are searching for a man wanted for questioning regarding a murder on Aug. 13 inside a home on Shelby Avenue.

Police say Evan Smith-Erving, 23, is wanted for questioning in the murder of 23-year-old Robert Coughlin, who was shot and killed inside a home in the 600 block of Shelby Avenue. 

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Smith-Erving is the registered owner of a silver Mercedes-Benz C320 with Tennessee tag 2U97Y6. The car left the immediate area at the time of the fatal shooting. 

Officers have been working to find Smith-Erving and his Mercedes for several days. 

Anyone who knows of Smith-Erving or his car's whereabouts (surveillance photos attached) should contact Crime Stoppers. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward. 

If you have information on this case or other cases,
contact Nashville Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.
All callers to Crime Stopppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1000.
CLICK HERE to submit a tip

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