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10-23-2015, 07:43 AM

Teenís family seeks justice
7:02 a.m. CDT October 21, 2015


A little more than a week after a Cheatham County teenager was fatally shot outside a Nashville public housing development, his family is still searching for answers.

Ian Patrick Patterson, 17, of Chapmansboro, was shot on Sunday, Oct. 11, while standing outside of his 2004 white Pontiac Grand Am in the parking lot of the James Cayce housing development on South Seventh Street.

A witness reported hearing a shot and seeing Patterson standing outside the Grand Am with two young black men. Patterson reportedly got into the car and put it in reverse, and it then jumped a curb and struck a tree.

The two suspects fled through the parking lot, climbed nearby stairs and ran around one of the James Cayce buildings.


Suspect charged in teen's murder at James Cayce Homes
Posted: Oct 22, 2015 2:48 PM PST
Updated: Oct 22, 2015 3:10 PM PST



Metro police have made an arrest in the murder of a teen at the James Cayce Homes earlier this month.

Ian Patterson, 17, was shot on Oct. 11 while standing outside his car in the parking lot of the public housing development on South 7th Street.

Officers found Patterson in the driverís seat of his car, he was rushed to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he later died.

In a tweet, Metro police said 18-year-old Quantarius Newsom was booked Thursday afternoon for Pattersonís murder.

Investigators said Patterson was robbed and shot after coming to the area to buy cocaine. Newsom allegedly admitted his involvement in the shooting in an interview with police.

Newsom has been charged with criminal homicide and aggravated robbery. He is being held on a $300,000 bond.

Police said this investigation is ongoing.