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25-year-old suspect charged with criminal homicide in shooting death of 18-year-old man

Nashville, TENNESSEE – Metro Police said the 25-year-old suspect was arrested and taken into custody on Tuesday.

His name is Mehvan Abdullah and he was taken into custody without incident at a home on Waller Road in Brentwood.

The 25-year-old suspect is now facing multiple charges, including: criminal homicide, cocaine possession and marijuana possession.

The fatal shooting occurred on Saturday, Metro Police said.

It happened outside the Waffle House at 816 Murfreesboro Pike.

Investigators believe the 18-year-old victim, Brandon Phan, and his friend, James Sanders, were attempting to rob the suspect of a pound of marijuana when the gunfire occurred.

Sanders was arrested and charged with attempted aggravated robbery, evidence tampering, using a gun during the commission of a dangerous felony, and unlawful gun possession. 

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.