Jillian Ludwig Death: The Belmont University freshman who was shot in the head while walking on a track near campus has died from her injuries.
Metro police announced on Thursday, Nov. 9 that Jillian Ludwig, from New Jersey, died overnight. She was 18 years old.
Officials previously said Ludwig was in “extremely critical condition” after she was shot while walking in the Edgehill Community Memorial Gardens Park on Tuesday, Nov. 7.
Officers were flagged down to the park just after 3:30 p.m. Tuesday to respond to a report regarding a woman lying on the track. Officers soon found Ludwig suffering from a gunshot wound to her head.
BREAKING: Shaquille Taylor, 29, is being charged with agg assault & evidence tampering for Tue afternoon's shooting of Belmont Univ student Jillian Ludwig, 18. Taylor was shooting at a car when a bullet hit Ludwig in the head as she walked on a track in a park across the street. pic.twitter.com/ZkoB7clySc— Metro Nashville PD (@MNPDNashville) November 8, 2023
Investigators said the gunfire came from public housing across the street, which was captured by the property’s surveillance cameras.
Metro police reported the footage showed a man wearing a yellow shirt, jeans, and red shoes fire multiple shots toward a dark sedan traveling along 13th Court toward Deford Bailey Avenue shortly before 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Shaquille Taylor, 29, is being charged with agg assault & evidence tampering for Tue afternoon’s shooting of Belmont Univ student Jillian Ludwig, 18. Taylor was shooting at a car when a bullet hit Ludwig in the head as she walked on a track in a park across the street.
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