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Caitlyn Kaufman, an area nurse in Nashville, Tennessee, died while driving to work after being shot on Interstate 440. Police have now confirmed the arrest of Devaunte Hill, a 21-year-old man, in the death of Kaufman. After reward money was offered, they said a concerned citizen came forward.
Authorities were investigating whether it was possible to connect the case of two Colorado men accused of random shooting at Florida motorists.
She was 26 years old.
Victim In Shooting (Death Cause Full Details)
The woman was identified by police on Friday as Caitlyn Kaufman, who worked at St. Thomas West Hospital.
Detectives think that somewhere between 6 and 6:30 p.m. the shooting occurred. Kaufman was on her way to work for a shift that started at 7 p.m. Just before 9 p.m., an officer from Metro Parks said he saw her Mazda CX-5 SUV against the guard rail on the right shoulder of I-440 and stopped, assuming it was a one-car accident. Police said he found that bullets had been shot into the vehicle.
After being shot at least once, Kaufman died quickly at the scene, police said.
How Kaufman’s Vehicle Was Shot?
Police said at a news conference that when she was fatally shot on the highway, Kaufman was driving to her job in a nearby hospital’s ICU. She was shot at least six times in her car. Kaufman was shot between 6:05 p.m. on Thursday evening, December 3, The Nashville police said at a press conference at 6:10 p.m.
“At the news conference, Chief John Drake of the Metro Nashville Police Department said that he was “absolutely saddened by the death of Caitlyn Kaufman, like all of Nashville.”
At a press conference, Diane Kaufman, Caitlyn’s mother, thanked the Nashville community, during which she got near to tears speaking about her daughter. “From the time she was in high school, Caitlyn’s dream was to live in Nashville,” she said, describing her daughter as having a passion for nursing because she was a very caring person.” She said that before choosing Nashville, Kaufman meticulously studied nurse residency programs. She was given a job in the ICU when her residency ended.
Her mother said, breaking down, “She was a very compassionate young lady and had a heart of gold and was on her way to work helping other people.” She said she was, like her mother, pleading. Help me figure out who did this to my daughter, please!
Diane Kaufman clutched her daughter’s work badge during the press conference.
On Sunday, Kaufman’s cousin, Elyse Kaufman of East Brady, Pennsylvania, created GoFundMe.
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