23-year-old man shot dead during dice game in Nashville

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Detectives with the Metro Nashville Police Department continue to gather evidence and chase leads after a 23-year-old man was shot to death Thursday night.

Investigators believe Dashawn Ellison, 23, was playing a dice game inside an apartment in the 1500 block of 9th Avenue North when he was shot. Authorities were called to investigate the shooting Thursday at 9:30 p.m.

Ellison died shortly after arriving at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Metro Police said they are working to ID the man responsible for the 23-year-old's death. Anyone with information about the case has been urged to call Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.

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