Metro police say a man was shot to death outside of his south Nashville home on Thursday afternoon.

Investigators say 74-year-old Ruxin Wang went outside his Claiborne Street home to get a trash can around 4 p.m. when shots were fired.

Witnesses told police they saw several young men, possibly juveniles, run from the scene. They were last seen running into the J.C. Napier housing development.

Detectives say they are pursuing strong leads. The motive in this shooting remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about the fatal shooting should call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.

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