Metro Nashville police homicide unit detectives are working to identify the gunman who killed a 34-year-old man Monday outside South Nashville home.

According to police, Alexander Presley died in a 7:25 p.m. shooting on Weaver Drive just south of Murfreesboro Pike.

Officers responding to a report of gunshots in the area located Presley nearby inside his running vehicle on School Lane, police said. The car had a bullet hole in it and Presley died at the scene from a gunshot wound.

Witnesses reported Presley was in his car in the driveway of his home when a newer model black sedan pulled in behind him. Police said two people got out and approached Presley’s vehicle. 

One of them fired a shot, police said, and the two people fled. 

Presley drove to the 1300 block of School Lane where officers found him.

A description of the two people were not provided by police.

Anyone with information about the murder of Alexander Presley is asked to call Nashville Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.  Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.

This is a developing story.

Natalie Neysa Alund is based in Nashville at The Tennessean and covers breaking news across the south for the USA TODAY Network. Reach her at [email protected] and follow her on Twitter @nataliealund.

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