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Police Identify Victim In Deadly Madison Shooting

Police Identify Victim In Deadly Madison Shooting

CREATED Feb 11, 2014

MADISON, Tenn. – Police have identified the man who was shot and killed Monday night in Madison.

Officials with the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department said 25-year-old Jamahl Saunders shot and killed around 9 p.m. in the 1200 block of Berwick Trail. 

Saunders had allegedly come to the area armed and was in the vicinity of a car parked on the street when at least two people opened fire. 

The driver of the car, 23-year-old Quvando Beddingfield, also suffered a minor gunshot wound to his arm and ran from the scene. 

Officers already in the area heard the gunfire and found Beddingfield, a convicted felon, on nearby Evergreen Drive. When they went to Berwick Trail, they found Saunders lying on the ground. A gun was found next to his body. 

Police said Saunders, also a convicted felon, is believed to have fired some of the shots.

Anyone with information was asked to call Crime Stoppers at (615) 74-CRIME. Tips can also be sent to Crime Stoppers by texting the word "CASH" along with the message to 274637 (CRIMES) or online at www.nashvillecrimestoppers.com.