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UPDATE: Suspect, victim identified in hit-and-run accident in West Nashville

by Ponce Law | June 18th, 2020

NASHVILLE, T.N. – The suspect and victim in a hit-and-run accident in West Nashville reported on June 8 have been identified, per a press release from the Nashville Police Department.

According to the memo, 57-year-old Percy Williams was riding a bicycle near Charlotte Avenue and 31st Avenue North when he was hit by a 2004 Pontiac Gram Am driven by Vincent Shinault. After the accident, Shinault put the victim in his car and drove him to a nearby alley. He then dumped his body there and left the scene. Williams was seriously injured — a bystander noticed his body and called 911.

Shinault was eventually arrested for aggravated kidnapping and vehicular assault.

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