Three dead, four injured in West Nashville shooting Friday night

The Metro Nashville Police Department is investigating a shooting that left three men dead and four other people injured inside an apartment in the 2800 block of Torbett Street on Nov. 26, 2021.

2800 block of Torbett Street near 28th Avenue North

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Nashville police Homicide Unit detectives are investigating the motive behind a Thanksgiving weekend shooting that left six members of the same family shot, two of them fatally.

In all, seven people were shot after gunfire broke out just after 9:45 p.m. Friday inside the family’s home on the 2800 block of Torbett Street near 28th Avenue North, the Metro Nashville Police Department reported.

Three people died in the shooting including teen brothers Tavarius Sherrell, 15, and Zacquez Sherrell, 18.

Wounded were their 40-year-old mother, two of their sisters, ages 16 and 20, and their 13-year-old brother. On Saturday, police said, they were expected to survive.

A third person, a 29-year-old man identified by police as Christian Akail Johnson, also died in the shooting.

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