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NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - The Metro Police have identified the man fatally shot overnight in Nashville. 

The shooting happened at 2:20 a.m. near the intersection of 14th Avenue North & Cass Street.

Police identified the man shot as 24-year-old Prentice Wilkerson, of Nashville. Police said Wilkerson was driving a yellow and black 2014 Chevrolet Camaro when, for reasons yet to be determined, someone opened fire on the car.  The car traveled off the right side of the roadway and came to rest in the 2000 block of 15th Avenue North. 

Police said Wilkerson died at the scene.

Homicide Unit Detective Arthur Hipp is leading the investigation. 

Anyone with information about this fatal shooting and/or Wilkerson’s activities late Friday night/early Saturday is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.  

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