A man was shot and killed during a shootout in a local motel room.
According to Metro Nashville police, the exchange of bullets happened June 14 in a room at the Fiddler’s Inn on Music Valley Drive. Police identified the man killed as Lamont White, 28, of Straightway Avenue.
Police said White had no identification on him and was found by first responders on the sidewalk of the motel with a pistol underneath his body. According to authorities, it was clear the victim was shot in a room on the second floor, ran downstairs, collapsed and died.
The drug-related shootout happened at about 4 a.m., officers said. Police said a sedan was empty but idling in front of an empty building at the motel Sunday morning and was believed to be White’s.
According to police, three other men in the room during the shootout were wounded and treated at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Their current conditions were unknown.
Investigators said several cartridge casings, cellphones, drugs and digital scales were found in the room. The incident remained under investigation.