Metro police arrested Christian Brown, 27, for the fatal shooting of Ronald Sanders, 26, outside his home on Sylvan Street in East Nashville.
Witnesses told police that Brown and another man demanded money from Sanders.
Sanders was shot during a heated argument between the three men.
The victim was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he died from his injuries.
Brown was taken into custody shortly after the shooting.
Police have identified the second suspect and are working to locate him.
Brown is being charged with criminal homicide and aggravated robbery.
Brown has previously been convicted for felon in possession of a weapon, aggravated assault, and aggravated burglary.
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