Teen charged with homicide after shooting at Madison apartment complex

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A teenager has been arrested for a deadly shooting at a Madison apartment complex last month.

According to the Metro Nashville Police Department, Jakari Pirtle, 16, was arrested for criminal homicide in connection with the Feb. 25 death of 22-year-old Emanuel Scott. The fatal shooting was reported at Charter Village Apartments along Rio Vista Drive.

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Pirtle was taken into custody on Wednesday, March 6 after detectives jammed his vehicle at the intersection of 11th Avenue North and Johnston Avenue, officials said. Two guns were recovered from the car.

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Jakari Pirtle (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department)

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Both Scott and Pirtle reportedly lived at the apartment complex. The investigation showed that Scott was shot during an apparent robbery, according to police.

The investigation is still ongoing regarding other potential suspects.

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