Friday, April 3, 2009

Sports Bar Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, Suspect Aressted

WKRN NEWS Channel 2 News NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Police in Nashville have one suspect in custody following a fatal shooting Thursday night inside a crowded sports bar. At about 10:30 p.m., officers said two people, a man and a woman, were setting up karaoke inside Jonny's Sports Bar on Old Hickory Boulevard and Nolensville Road when witnesses said a customer started bothering them. When the manager the tried to remove the man, witnesses watched as he pulled out a gun and starting shooting. "Numerous patrons jumped up and tackled the suspect to the ground, still armed, and took the weapon away from him and held him until the police got here," said Metro Police Capt. Harmon Hunsicker. The owner of the karaoke business died. His name was not immediately released. Police have not released the victim's identity.

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