Man Charged in Murder Near J.C Public Housing

Pictured LEFT suspect, Cortney Jenkins 20, pictured RIGHT victim Randy Maupin, 51

The Hermitage Precinct detectives have charged Cortney Jenkins, 20, in Saturday night's fatal shooting of Randy Maupin, 51.

The shooting took place around 7:00PM outside of Lewis Street in the J.C Napier public housing development.

Multiple witnesses identified Jenkins as the man who shot and killed Maupin after the two were have said to get into an argument. Maupin was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center after the altercation where he later died.

Anyone who sees or knows the whereabouts of Cortney Jenkins is asked to contact Crime Stopper at 615-742-7462. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward. Persons can also send an electronic tip by texting the word “CASH” along with the message to 274637 (CRIMES), or online at

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