East Precinct detectives are asking for help locating Quentin Transley, 34, who is wanted for questioning in connection with the shooting late this morning of Tyquez Burns, 21, on S. 8th Court in the James Cayce public housing development. Detectives have received information that Transley was involved, although the exact circumstances of the shooting have not been established.
Burns is being treated at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and is expected to recover.
Transley was last seen leaving the area in a late model gray Ford Fusion, believed to be a rental vehicle. Anyone seeing Transley, or knowing his whereabouts, is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.