Nashville police: Man faces homicide charge after fatal Christmas Eve shooting

A man faces a criminal homicide charge after a fatal Christmas Eve shooting, Nashville police said.

Homicide unit detectives arrested Chidiebere Okafor, 22, on Thursday, the Metro Nashville Police Department said in a news release. Police said Devin Compton, 24, was fatally shot in the parking lot Arbor Hills Apartments off Bell Road in Antioch the evening of Dec. 24.

Okafor is being held without bond, pending a hearing, MNPD said.

FROM DECEMBER: 24-year-old shot and killed at Antioch apartment complex on Christmas Eve, police say

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This article originally appeared on Nashville Tennessean: Man charged in fatal Christmas Eve shooting in Nashville, police say

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