NASHVILLE, Tenn. –
A drive-by shooting in Nashville on Saturday injured two individuals as they and others have been strolling out of church from the funeral of a lady who was fatally shot earlier this month, in accordance with police.
Metro Nashville Police Department spokesperson Don Aaron mentioned the afternoon shooting occurred exterior New Season Church, the place a funeral service had simply ended for 19-year-old Terriana Johnson. The hearse was parked out entrance with the rear door open and folks have been submitting out of church because the pictures started, Aaron mentioned.
Police say they’re looking out for a black late-model Honda Civic with a brief tag, from which one shooter or extra fired because the automobile handed by, hitting an 18-year-old girl within the leg and a 25-year-old man within the pelvis. Neither have been thought-about life-threatening accidents, Aaron mentioned.
Some attendees of the funeral providers for Johnson – who was not a member of the church that was internet hosting – have been armed and fired again at the automobile, Aaron mentioned.
The shooting occurred earlier than Johnson’s physique was introduced out of the church, in accordance with police, and her burial happened later within the afternoon.
(*2*) stay looking out for a 17-year-old charged with legal murder in Johnson’s deadly shooting on Nov. 14 at Watkins Park. Police allege that the teenager opened fireplace on a automobile during which Johnson was driving after Johnson and the suspect’s sister have been concerned in a combat moments earlier.
Aaron mentioned the shooting “seems to be some kind of beef between two teams of individuals,” however not essentially between members of the 2 households.
“This was only a brazen shooting,” Aaron informed reporters. “These individuals don’t have any regard for human life at all.”