NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - Metro Police are searching for those responsible for a deadly shooting in East Nashville on Sunday night. 

Officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Joseph Avenue around 6 p.m. after reports of multiple shots fired outside F Building. 

Police said they found 37-year-old Antonio Merritt, who was possibly shot in his abdominal area, standing outside in the RiverChase apartment complex.

Merritt was rushed to the hospital where police said he died from his injuries. 

The initial description of the suspects is four people with guns inside a blue Infiniti SUV., which fled the scene in an unknown direction.  

Police said they "are pursuing strong leads" in the investigation. Anyone with any information about the deadly shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. Callers can remain anonymous. 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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