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Detectives investigating death of man found with gunshot wound in the parking lot of Margaret Robertson Apartments

Nashville, TENNESSEE – Police officials said the 26-year-old victim was reportedly shot right after 5 a.m. early Sunday morning.

MNPD officials said that the 26-year-old man, later identified as Reggae Kelly, was found bleeding and unconscious behind the wheel of a Hyundai Kona SUV in the parking lot of Margaret Robertson Apartments in Hermitage. 

Two other persons were standing at the vehicle.

The witnesses told the two individuals that Kelly needed to be rushed to Summit Medical Center. Kelly was moved to the back seat and one of the two drove the Hyundai to Summit, but did not stay.

Kelly was found to have a gunshot wound to his thigh. A loaded pistol was found in the Hyundai near the driver’s seat, police said.

Investigators have not ruled out the possibility that Kelly died from an accidental self-inflicted wound to his leg.

This incident remains under investigation.

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