NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - Metro Police are investigating a body found dead in some brush near a Gallatin Pike convenience store on Tuesday night. 

Police said the incident started when there was an attempted car theft at the Kwik Stop Market in the 3000 block of Gallatin Pike around 9:45 PM. Police said the victim of the attempted vehicle theft left their Ford Taurus running while inside the market. When that person came out, police said they found 20-year-old Jaden Webb inside that car, attempting to steal it. 

According to police, the victim of the attempted car theft was armed and attempted to stop the theft. However, police said Webb accelerated, dragging the victim before crashing into another SUV.

Police said the person in the SUV, identified as Keshawn Vaughn, 19, got out and kicked the victim of the attempted theft while they were holding Webb at gunpoint. Detectives say the victim of the attempted carjacking fired one shot at the person who kicked them. Police have identified the body found next to the market as the driver of the SUV, Keshawn Vaughn. 

Detectives are investigating. Webb is in jail charged with auto theft, aggravated assault, possession of burglary tools, evading arrest and resisting arrest. 

WSMV.com 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.

>> Click/tap here to download our free mobile app. <<


Copyright 2020 WSMV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

Locations

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.