Gentleman charged immediately after bullet fired into South Nashville residence

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A guy has been arrested soon after a bullet was fired into a home in South Nashville early Tuesday early morning, getting lodged in the residing area wall.

Metro law enforcement stated they responded to reviews of gunshots fired in the spot of Tusculum Street and Maple Leading Generate. When officers arrived, they stated they heard numerous pictures in the vicinity of Packard Generate and Fairlane Generate.

The residents of a household on April Lane explained to police a bullet went as a result of the front of their dwelling, into the eating area, via a chandelier and into the residing home wall. No a person within the residence was wounded, in accordance to investigators.

Witnesses noted the gunman was driving a maroon Dodge Challenger. Officers spotted the automobile on Strasser Push, headed towards Packard Generate, but said the driver fled at a large-price of speed, refusing to end, even when emergency tools in a marked patrol cruiser was activated.

Officers explained they dropped sight of the auto, but afterwards found it in a driveway on April Lane, across from the residence that was strike by a bullet. Jose Lagunas Padilla, 27, was in the driver’s seat, police said.

Jose Lagunas Padilla (Courtesy: Metro Nashville Law enforcement Section)

A warrant states a gun fell out of Lagunas Padilla’s pant leg all through a pat down. It experienced an empty magazine and a single round in the chamber, according to the police report.

When detectives questioned Lagunas Padilla, they reported he admitted to firing the weapon from his car or truck multiple periods owing to a “beef” that one of his friends was getting.

Lagunas Padilla was booked into the Metro jail Tuesday early morning on numerous fees, which includes aggravated assault with a lethal weapon, reckless endangerment, evading arrest and vandalism. His bond was established at $29,000.