Suspect Killed, Nashville Police Officer Injured After Shots Exchanged on Donelson Pike

Officer Donovan Coble
Officer Donovan Coble, Source- Metro Nashville Police Department

UPDATE: 7:49 PM – The suspect, who has been identified as 37-year-old Delama Casimir, has died from his injuries in the shooting. Officer Donovan Coble remains in critical condition.

UPDATE: 4:25 PM – MNPD has identified the wounded officer as 4-year-veteran Donovan Coble.

UPDATE: 4:00 PM – The suspect was captured on Upshaw Drive. MNPD say the suspect and the officer exchanged gunfire. Both the suspect and the officer were wounded.

Metro Nashville Police are searching for a man after an officer was injured during a shooting on June 1, 2023, according to police.

It happened at 560 Donelson Pike on Thursday afternoon.


The suspect is at large in the area of Clairidge Dr/Shacklett Dr off Donelson Pk. He may be wearing a dark gray T-shirt.

The officer is currently in critical condition.

Traffic is currently blocked while authorities lead an investigation.


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