UPDATE: Man critically injured in Clarksville shooting dies

(Clarksville Police)

UPDATE: The man critically injured has died, according to Clarksville police late Friday. He is identified as 53-year-old Ray Charles Nelson. Police are calling this a homicide investigation and are following up on leads.


Clarksville Police said a man was critically injured in a shooting Friday evening.

Police were responding to a shots fired call in the Chapel Street area at about 5:30 p.m. and arrived to find a man who had been shot lying on the ground. The man, who appears to be in his 50s, was transported to Tennova Hospital where police say he is in "extremely critical condition."

Police believe the man was involved in a physical altercation before the shooting.

Officers are on the scene, canvassing the area and conducting interviews. There's no word on suspect information at this time.

Anyone with information can call Detective Ulrey at 931-648-0656.

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