South Precinct detectives are using fingerprints in their efforts to identify a murder victim found this morning with gunshot wounds in a field at 14656 Old Hickory Boulevard.
The victim is a man of Hispanic descent who appears to be in his late teens or early 20s. He carried no identification.
The property owner was tending to his cattle at 9:45 a.m. when he discovered the body and notified police. Neighbors in the area told detectives today that they heard what sounded like gunshots in the 11 p.m.-11:30 p.m. timeframe last night.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.