Nashville police shooting at Frugal MacDoogal: What we know

  • A security guard was fatally shot outside Frugal MacDougal in downtown Nashville, police said
  • A suspect was critically hurt after a shootout with officers inside the store
  • An investigation into both shootings is now open

A man is in critical condition but stable after being shot by Nashville police in a downtown liquor store Thursday night, the Metro Nashville Police Department said.

Two officers shot at 40-year-old Randy Charles Levi inside Frugal MacDougal after a security guard was fatally shot outside, according to MNPD. The Levi fled into the store, refused to surrender and shot at the officers before police said two of them returned fire. No officers were hurt in the shooting, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

Here’s what we know so far.

Who was involved

The scene unfolded around 8:30 pm Thursday at Frugal MacDougal, located at 701 Division Street — less than a mile from Nashville’s popular downtown entertainment district. A large police presence blocked traffic and yellow police tape closed off the surrounding area for part of the night.

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