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Metro Nashville Hermitage precinct detectives said a man shot and killed July 26 was an innocent bystander.

They continue to investigate the 9:15 p.m. shooting of David Gooch, 60, in the 500 block of Charles E. Davis Boulevard in the J.C. Napier public housing development.

Detectives seek the suspects involved in Gooch’s death. They said evidence at the scene showed Gooch was an innocent bystander and was caught in gunfire between three people with two suspects versus one in the exchange. Gooch was hit in the face, and officers found him lying on the ground.

Anyone who knows anything about the incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 615-742-7463. Callers can be anonymous and possibly qualify for a cash reward.

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