Aquan Avant

Aquan Avant

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - A 20-year-old man has died after a shooting in North Nashville.

Police say the shooting happened in the 1600 block of 25th Ave. North at around 3:15 p.m. The victim has been identified as 20-year-old Aquan Avant. 

Witnesses tell police Avant and three acquaintances were standing outside of a home when the gunman approached them on foot and fired, hitting Avant.

He was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he died.

The shooter fled on foot and is described as a young man with short hair. He was wearing a black track suit at the time of the shooting. 

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. 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.

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