On Thursday morning at 10:00 (December 18,, 2014). the Smyrna Police Department will be conducting a short press conference announcing a reward for information on the August 7th, 2014 murder of Danny Wright of Smyrna. Mr. Wright's family will be in attendance.
Wright was killed outside of his home in Smyrna. The incident occurred on Kings Road (in 100 block). Several residents were at the house when the shooting happened, but no one else was injured.
46-Year old Danny Wright was shot multiple times. Smyrna Police are working several leads at this time, but no arrests have been made.
The suspect who shot Wright was described as a tall, slender black male wearing dark colored clothing and driving a late model tan or white sedan.
Previous Release From Smyrna Police Captain Todd Spearman:
At approximately 7:00 am this morning, Smyrna Police Department received a report of a shooting that occurred at 109 Kings Rd in Smyrna. When officers arrived they found the victim, Danny Wright, age 46, shot multiple times. Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to Vanderbilt Hospital. Investigators were advised that the victim had died from his injuries while at the hospital.
The suspect in the incident is described as a black male, wearing dark clothes, and was also described as being tall/ skinny. After the shooting, the suspect fled the scene in a late model tan or white sedan.
Smyrna Police are working many leads at this time and are asking the public for any information that they might have relating to this crime. Please contact Det. Rick Hall at 459-6644 with any additional information.