Gunman Opens Fire at Restaurant During Easter Brunch

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A gunman opened fire inside a popular Nashville restaurant during Easter Sunday brunch, resulting in one fatality and four others injured, according to authorities. The incident occurred just before 3 p.m. at Roasted, located on Garfield St. in the Salemtown section of the city.

Multiple gunshots rang out in the bustling eatery, causing panic among the customers. One man was shot and killed, while the injured victims are expected to recover, as per the Metro Nashville police. Four individuals suffered either gunshot or graze wounds and were promptly transported to local hospitals via ambulance.

Roasted, a popular breakfast and brunch spot was filled with customers enjoying a festive Easter brunch. Social media posts and Instagram stories from the restaurant depicted an atmosphere of celebration.

Tragically, the situation took a devastating turn when a man suddenly brandished a gun inside the establishment. The Metro Nashville police released a photo of the suspect, who initiated the violence. Witnesses reported hearing approximately eight gunshots, prompting terrified diners to flee the scene, crying and screaming.

Authorities are still searching for the unidentified gunman, who fled the scene in a Mercedes GLS 450. The motive behind the shooting remains unknown, and police have urged anyone with information to come forward.

Detectives are currently investigating the incident and striving to uncover the motive behind the gunman’s actions. The Metro Nashville police have requested that anyone who recognizes the suspect contact them at 615-862-8600.

This tragic incident serves as a somber reminder of the potential for violence even in seemingly safe environments. As the Nashville community mourns the loss of a life and supports the injured, it is crucial to remain vigilant and actively work towards preventing such incidents in the future.