Police: 23-year-old killed in targeted shooting at Thorntons in Antioch

A 23-old was killed after being shot at a Thorntons gas station and convenience store on Eagle View Boulevard at Bell Road in the Antioch area on Friday.

Kentrail Williams died shortly after arriving to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, police said. The shooting was reported just before 7:30 p.m.

Police didn't immediately identify a suspect. Police believe the victim was targeted.

Williams was inside the store. When Williams went outside the store, the shooter opened fire, according to the initial police investigation.

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The shooter fled in a white sedan, police said. Police and fire department personnel tried to give aid to the victim.

Anyone with information can call 615-742-7463.

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