News4 has learned the name of the man who walked into the Nashville V-A hospital Friday and killed himself, as terrified people looked on. Forty-one year old Derrick Macklin turned a high powered rifle on himself in the lobby.
Man dies by suicide at Nashville VA Medical Center
Posted on Nov 16, 2018
ASHVILLE (WSMV) - Police have confirmed that a man died by suicide at the Nashville VA Medical Center on Friday morning.
According to the Metro Nashville Police Department, the man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in the lobby.
The incident happened around 9 a.m. Friday at the facility on 24th Avenue South, which is near the Vanderbilt University campus.
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Reminder this is not the first time, John Tooms hung himself two years ago.