Friday, April 12, 2024

Vanderbilt Deadly Garage Shooting Believed to be Drug Related


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The fatal shooting of Joeuan Booker in a Vanderbilt University parking garage Saturday night may have been drug related, according to Metro police.

Vanderbilt police found Booker, 31, in the Wesley Place parking garage at the Northeast corner of campus at around 11:40 p.m. Saturday with an apparent gunshot wound, the Tennessean reports.

Surveillance video showed that an exchange of gunfire between Booker and another gunman, the passenger of a tan 2006 Ford F-150, resulted in Booker’s death. The owner of the truck voluntarily turned it over to police after hearing reports that police were looking for it, the Vanderbilt Hunter reports.

Police are continuing their efforts to identify the gunman.

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