Man Fatally Shot Outside Edmondson Pike Apartment

Man Fatally Shot Outside Edmondson Pike Apartment

By Laken Bowles. CREATED Aug 22, 2014 - UPDATED: Aug 23, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A 20-year-old man was fatally shot Friday night outside his apartment south of Nashville.

The incident was reported around 8 p.m. at an apartment complex in the 5000 block of Edmondson Pike.

Officials with the Metro Nashville Police Department said Jorge Carnica was talking to his friend on the phone while standing outside his apartment. The friend told police he heard voices in the background shortly before the call abruptly ended.

Carnica was discovered on the steps of his apartment building with a gunshot wound. He was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he died.

A motive for the shooting has not yet been determined but police said Carnica was mostly shot during a robbery.

Anyone with information has been asked to call Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME.