UPDATE: Tuesday, 9:50 p.m.: From Metro Nashville PD’s Twitter feed: Accused murderer Antonio Jackson surrendered to MNPD tonight. He is charged with Saturday’s shooting death of Casey Lucas @ Bell Rd motel.
South Precinct detectives are pursuing very strong leads as they work to apprehend the gunman responsible for this morning’s shooting death of Casey Lucas, 30, inside room 204 of the Super 8 motel at 1121 Bell Road.
Officers responding to a 6:40 a.m. shots fired call at the motel discovered Lucas, of Nolensville, deceased inside the room. Another man who was with the victim, Roger Reid, 30, was hit over the head by the suspect. He was treated at a local hospital.
The motive for the murder remains under investigation. Drug activity may be involved.