Double Homicide in La Vergne: Four in Custody

May 28, 2024 at 09:22 pm by WGNS News

La Vergne, Tenn. – Four people are in custody following a double homicide that occurred on Tuesday night at an apartment complex on Murfreesboro Road. The incident unfolded around 5:45 p.m. at the complex located at 5400 Murfreesboro Road, where a dispute between several individuals escalated into a fatal altercation. The altercation quickly turned violent, resulting in multiple gunshots being fired.

Upon arrival, authorities discovered a 23-year-old male deceased at the scene. A second victim, a 39-year-old male, was critically injured and transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he later succumbed to his injuries. Additionally, a 45-year-old female sustained a minor gunshot wound and is currently receiving treatment.


The investigation into the shooting is ongoing, with officials considering it an isolated incident. Authorities have assured the public that there is no ongoing threat to community safety.  The identities of the victims and those in custody have not been released, as investigators continue to piece together the events leading up to the tragic shooting. La Vergne Police are urging anyone with information to come forward as they work to determine the motive behind the violent confrontation.

This tragic event has shaken the local community, highlighting the need for continued vigilance and cooperation with law enforcement. Residents are encouraged to remain aware of their surroundings and report any suspicious activity to authorities.

As the investigation progresses, more details are expected to emerge, shedding light on the circumstances that led to this heartbreaking incident. The La Vergne community mourns the loss of the victims and hopes for a swift resolution to the case.

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