Deonte Moore

Deonte Moore

The La Vergne Police Department is asking for help in locating a person of interest involving a shooting homicide on Tuesday.

The shooting occurred on in the 100 block of Center Street around 8:20 p.m., LPD said. The male juvenile victim was shot in his driveway. He was transported to Stone Crest Hospital and succumbed to injuries a short time later. A mid-size light colored SUV was seen leaving the area immediately after the shooting.

La Vergne police say they have identified a person of interest through investigation and seek assistance from the public in them: Deonte’ Moore, 18, of La Vergne.

If anyone knows Moore’s whereabouts or can provide any information regarding this incident, they are urged to call the La Vergne Police Department at 615-793-7744 or the Rutherford County Crime Stoppers at 615-893-7867 (STOP).

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