Nashville Opry Mills Mall shooting victim dies

Saul Bowman
May 5, 2018

"I'm just thinking Aurora, Colorado", explained Dave O'Brien, a offense and breakingnews reporter for its Record-Courier in Kent, Ohio, who was simply seeing Nashville along with his girl friend checkout CrimeCon, also a seminar of offense lovers.

Metro Police are responding to multiple calls of shots fired at the Opry Mills Mall.

O'Brien said he grabbed his media credentials and then snapped some photos and tweeted them.

The mall was evacuated after the gunfire broke out, and several nearby schools were locked down, The Tennessean reported. Even the close by Grand Ole Opry Home and conference middle have been placed on lockdown for a time Thursday.

The girlfriend of the man killed Thursday after a shooting at Opry Mills was taken into custody on gun charges. The police official, briefing journalists at Opry Mill Mall, said the suspect told the ticket taker he wanted no further trouble after putting down his gun. The man held the gunman until police arrived, according to Fox17. They, along with the suspect, will be interviewed by police. Lavender's boyfriend, Demarco Chuchcwell, died at the hospital after Thursday's shooting. Chapple said that the employees commenced running out throughout the exit.

Says Chapple: "I actually did not have time to suppose that a lot, however get out of there". With more than 200 stores, it is Tennessee's biggest outlet mall, featuring a movie theater, a celebrity wax figure museum, restaurants and more.

The mall was built on the former site of the Opryland USA theme park.


The Catholic Pastoral Center, located across Briley Parkway from Opry Mills, has advised staff to shelter in place, said Rick Musacchio, spokesman for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Nashville.

According to WSMV, Metro Nashville Police report that two or three people were involved in a physical dispute in the hallway across from Old Navy. Police say the capturing suspect left the mall complicated and instantly surrendered. Mall being swept by MNPD officers as a precaution.

Meanwhile, people approached the mall concerned for loved ones there.

A 22 year old man is dead.

"Until I physically lay eyes on her, I'm not going to be ok", Young said. That person's condition wasn't known.

The Nashville Fire Department tweeted that the victim was transported to Skyline Medical Center.

The mall, Nashville's largest shopping center, has since been cleared. They are saying a capturing suspect is in custody however that particular person additionally wasn't instantly recognized.

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