BODY CAM VIDEO: Suspect shot by officers after fatally shooting liquor store security guard

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Published: Jun. 2, 2022 at 9:12 PM CDT
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - Metro Police are investigating a shooting involving two officers and gunman at a liquor store near downtown Nashville on Thursday night.

At a press conference, Metro Nashville Police Public Information Officer Don Aaron said that at 8:26 p.m., a security guard, identified as 59-year-old Robert Scott Meek, had an altercation with 40-year-old Randy Levi that quickly became physical in the parking lot of Frugal MacDoogal at 701 Division St.

The altercation began after Levi was seen punching a building until Meek told him to stop.

During the fight, Levi managed to disarm the Meek and shot him with his own gun. Meek was rushed to the hospital where he later died.

Levi then retreated inside the store, where officers soon met him. Officers then entered the store, and Levi began firing at one of the officers. The officers returned fire, critically wounding Levi, whothen fired at officers a second time. Officers, again, returned fire.

Levi was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with critical injuries but is, reportedly, now in stable condition. He will be formally charged with one count of criminal homicide and three counts of attempted criminal homicide upon his release from the hospital.

Meek, the deceased security guard, was the brother of a retired Metro Police officer who passed away in 2021.

Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have taken over per the request of the Districk Attorney General Glenn Funk.

Metro Police spokesman Don Aaron provides an update on the shooting in downtown Nashville on Thursday night.

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