Timothy Frazier

Timothy Frazier

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - Investigators have arrested and charged a 16-year-old in the deadly shooting of 18-year-old Brandon Adams in the parking lot of McGavock High School on October 14.

Timothy Frazier was arrested after arriving at Maplewood High School to take a test Thursday, according to Metro Police. He faces charges of criminal homicide as well as attempted criminal homicide and two counts of especially aggravated robbery in juvenile court.

Investigators said the investigation is continuing to find others who may have been involved in the murder.

This is a developing story, stay tuned to News4 for updates.


ORIGINAL STORY FROM OCT. 15, 2018:

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - Police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened near McGavock High School on Sunday night. 

Police said the shooting happened in the high school parking lot around 9 p.m. 

Officials identified the deceased as Brandon J. Adams, 18, of S. New Hope Road. The other victim, an unidentified family member of Adams, was also grazed by a bullet.

Police say that Adams and the other victim drove to McGavock in a Honda Civic to meet up with people. They arrived first and the suspects' arrive afterward, pulling up beside the Honda.

Shooting near MacGavock High School

A shooting near MacGovick High School killed one and left one injured on Sunday night. 

One of the suspects got in the backseat of Adams' Honda. Then, the second occupant got out of the car and threatened Adams and his friend with a pistol.

When Adams saw the gun, he sped off. The gunman opened fire and struck Adams several times, causing him to crash just off McGavock Pike. 

Adams was transported to Skyline Medical Center where he died. The lesser injured of the two refused medical care at the scene.

The person that was in the backseat of Adams' car during the shooting is believed to have fled the scene just prior to or after the crash. 

An investigation is still in progress to identify the shooter.

Adams' relative described the suspects as two young black men wearing hoodies and sweatpants.

Police have also impounded Adams' Honda Civic and are currently processing it for forensic evidence. 

Stay with News4 for updates.

Anyone with information concerning the murder of Brandon Adams is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.  Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.

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