18-year-old Deonte' Moore

18-year-old Deonte' Moore

LA VERGNE, TN (WSMV) - A person of interest involving a deadly shooting of a 17-year-old in his driveway in Rutherford County is now in custody.

The crime happened in the 100 block of Center Street around 8:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 8. The teen, Tony Garcia, was taken to Tri-Star Stonecrest Medical Center where he was succumbed to his injuries. After the shooting, a mid-size light colored SUV was seen leaving the area.

Investigators say 18-year-old Deonte' Moore, of La Vergne, was taken into custody on Thursday morning, Oct. 17. He is currently being housed in Rutherford County Jail.

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