Two suspects sought in targeted shooting that injured three

Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 4:30pm

The Metro Nashville Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating two men who carried out the targeted shooting of Phillip Woodard, 25, in a South Nashville apartment complex Wednesday.

According to police, Woodard, Tonika Washington, 22, and her 2-year-old son Milo Washington arrived at a residence when two gunmen opened fire in an apartment complex parking lot at 3301 Creekwood Drive. The men fled in a green Ford Crown Victoria.

The suspects are described as black men. One of the men, wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, was about 6 feet 3 inches tall with a thin build. The second suspect was about 5 feet 7 inches tall and wore dark clothes.

Police believe additional persons may have been inside the car. MNPD is also looking for an older model white or silver car with a hydraulic lift.

Woodard and Milo Washington are in stable condition at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Tonika Washington was treated and released from the hospital.

Police are asking people with information to call 74-CRIME. Citizens can also send an electronic tip to Crime Stoppers by texting the word “CASH” along with their message to 274637 (CRIMES) or online (

Persons who contact Crime Stoppers by phone, text or Internet can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.