Michael D. Richardson

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - One person is dead and a suspect in custody following a shooting in Sylvan Heights early Tuesday morning.

Metro Police charged Michael D. Richardson, 41, with homicide after finding ammunition matching the caliber casings found at the crime scene in his possession. 

Police responded to calls of a shooting at a residence on the 300 block of 35th Avenue North just after midnight Monday. 

Officers found the victim, 55-year-old Marvin Lewis of Nashville, lying unresponsive outside the front door of the residence with multiple gunshot wounds. Lewis died from his injuries.

Police say they found Richardson in his neighboring residence and detained him for questioning. Police also found a gun after executing a search warrant.

One witness told police he saw Richardson holding the gun inside the residence and screaming. Richardson's ex-girlfriend told police he called her on the phone and told her "I did a bad thing. They're looking for me." 

Police say many people were gathered around the residence on 35th Avenue North and scattered after the shooting occurred.  

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