Detectives are asking for the community’s assistance in identifying the gunman who shot and critically wounded a man on University Court in the Napier/Sudekum public housing development just before noon on February 18th. The 24-year-old victim received multiple wounds to his torso and spent a week in Vanderbilt University Medical Center before being discharged.
The gunman was photographed by a surveillance camera walking away from the shooting scene. Detectives have received information that he may go by the nickname of Lil’ Dez or Lil’ Tez. Anyone recognizing him from the attached picture is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward. Persons can also leave information electronically by logging onto http://www.nashvillecrimestoppers.com.