Police ID man killed in South Nashville shooting

Police identified the man fatally shot in South Nashville on Thursday night as Antonio Flores Garcia, 50.

The shooting happened in the parking lot of Haven Apartments on Bridgeway Circle, according to the Metro Nashville Police Department. Police are investigating robbery as a potential motive in the shooting.

Police were told that Garcia was working on his car around 5 p.m. when a man approached him, leading to a physical altercation. The man then got into a dark blue Nissan sedan while a person inside it opened fire on Garcia as it drove away, MNPD said.

Garcia was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he died, police said.

The man who fought with Garcia is described as 5 feet, 7 inches tall with a thin build and dark clothing.

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