Detroit woman charged with shooting at Dickerson Pike Hotel | Davidson County

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) – A Detroit woman was arrested in Georgia in connection with the murder of a man in a Dickerson Pike hotel room, Metro Police said Wednesday.

Police said Jakira Coleman-Griffen, 20, was arrested in Gary McClain’s car in Cobb County, GA, just outside of Atlanta.

BREAKING: Jakira Coleman-Griffen, 20, of Detroit, was arrested in Cobb County, GA, in the car of murder victim Gary McClain. During an overnight interview with MNPD Homicide, she admitted shooting McClain in the head. Now a warrant has been issued for murder in Nashville. https://t.co/HZsUiYCoIr pic.twitter.com/ku783HhX6M

– Metro Nashville PD (@MNPDNashville) January 12, 2022

Coleman-Griffen was arrested after Georgian authorities discovered McClain’s 2017 Hyundai Accent, which was listed as stolen in a national database and launched a pursuit. Coleman-Griff had a 9mm semi-automatic pistol at the time of her arrest.

McClain, of Nashville, was found dead in a room at the Savoy Motel on Dickerson Pike at 10 a.m. Sunday. He had previously arrived with a woman now identified as Coleman Griffen.

Metro police are looking for a woman in connection with a fatal shootout on Sunday.

During an interview with Metro detectives, Coleman-Griffen admitted shooting McClain in the head. According to the police, robbery should have been the motive.

Metro police said that Coleman attacks have been warranted for murder. She is expected to be brought back to Nashville from Georgia in the near future.

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