NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Police said a Nashville restaurant owner was fatally shot yesterday after an apparent robbery attempt.
A customer who had stopped by Spudz restaurant around 4 p.m. discovered 36-year-old Eric Lamont Brown in an alley behind the restaurant.
Police spokeswoman Kristin Mumford said Brown had a gunshot wound to the chest.
He was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he died.
Mumford said Brown may have been shot during a robbery, but police are exploring other motives.
She said detectives were using surveillance video to pursue other leads.
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