Five Minors Charged in Fatal Shooting of Nashville Singer

Five Minors Charged in Fatal Shooting of Nashville Singer

Five Minors Charged in Fatal Shooting of Nashville Singer

Five minors have been arrested and charged with the murder of a Tennessee man.

A 12-year-old girl and a 13-year-old boy were also charged in the case, police said. The other two are boys, a 13-year-old and a 16-year-old.

Police said Yorlets was shot outside of the home, but he was able to make it back inside.

According to police, the suspects were in a stolen pickup truck in an alley behind Yorlets' home in the 3200 block of Torbett Street when they saw him outside.

While they allegedly took his wallet, the shooting is believed to have occurred after he refused to give up his vehicle keys.

"She didn't run from there, and she didn't call the police", Miller said, according to the Tennessean.

Police said in the course of the investigation, they learned that the underage suspects had traveled to the West Nashville Walmart on Charlotte Pike, where all five baby-faced suspected killers were apprehended. He was rushed to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Yorlets, originally from Pennsylvania, was a member of a local Tennesee band, Carverton.

A former college roommate of Yorlets, Alec Koukol, described his friend as a "kind, friendly and charismatic soul ...who was very passionate about music". Investigators said the truck was stolen Wednesday in Oak Grove, KY.

The band was growing its local presence and was looking forward to the album's release, he said.

The victim is 24 year old Kyle Yorlets.

"... We will never forget Kyle, and though he is gone too soon his legacy is here to stay".

- Police have arrested a crew of five children accused of shooting and killing a Nashville singer. We are heartbroken. Our condolences for his family and loved ones and all the lives that he touched. Police recovered a stolen loaded nine-millimeter pistol inside the Santa Fe. Since the 2016 addition of drummer Christian Ferguson and bassist Michael Wiebell, Carverton have travelled the eastern half of the United States spreading the gospel of new-age Rock N Roll.

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