Nashville police: 1 dead in Clarksville Pike shooting; suspect at large

Keviana Perry was fatally shot in the parking lot a Clarksville Pike business on Monday night, Nashville police said. She was 28.

Perry and others were involved in a "heated verbal argument" around 7:30 p.m. when witnesses said a man emerged from a silver sedan and fired shots at Perry and a man inside a black SUV, according to a news release from the Metro Nashville Police Department. Police are not sure if Perry was the intended target or what the motive was behind the shooting.

An eruption of gunfire followed, then everyone involved fled before police arrived, MNPD said. Perry, who was shot in the chest, died at the scene.

Police are investigating the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. Callers can remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

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