A Nashville man has been charged with the Aug. 26 slaying of Rafael Mendoza Pineda of Shelbyville, police said Tuesday.
Mohamed Miray was arrested by Shelbyville detectives Tuesday morning. He is being held without bond at Bedford County Jail on a charge of criminal homicide.
Mendoza, 43, of Davis Estates Apartments on Anthony Lane, died of multiple gunshot wounds to the body and head from a handgun, police said.
Witnesses told police two men, one armed, fled on foot after the shots were fired.
Police found Mendoza dead in an outside hallway at the apartments.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Metro Nashville Police Department, and the U.S. Marshal Service were involved in the arrest.