Murfreesboro man and LaVergne man die in Antioch shooting

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Javier Pedroza Jr. of LaVergne and Juan Alexander Rodriguez of Murfreesboro

The two men killed just after leaving Island Vibe nightclub on Antioch Pike in Nashville are from Rutherford County. The shooting occurred at 4:50 Sunday morning and the two men who died were identified as 23 year old Javier Pedroza Jr. of LaVergne and 19 year old Juan Alexander Rodriguez of Murfreesboro.

The investigation to this point shows that there was some type of altercation in the restroom of Island Vibe between the victims and others. Nightclub security broke up the fight and Pedroza and Rodriguez were ejected. As the two men walked to Pedroza's vehicle parked near the club, a small silver car approached, from which shots were fired. Both men were fatally wounded.

Did you see or hear anything?

Detective Danny Warren and his colleagues at the Metro Nashville South Precinct are leading this investigation. Anyone with information about the small silver car and/or the persons in it this morning is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward. Persons can also send an electronic tip by texting the word "CASH" along with the message to 274637 (CRIMES), or online at www.nashvillecrimestoppers.com.

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