NASHVILLE, TN (AP) _ Police in Nashville say a body found early Tuesday on a road in the northern part of the city was that of a young Clarksville man.

Shortly before 1 a.m., a Metro Nashville police officer saw the body in a traffic lane. Someone in the area reported hearing gunfire a short time earlier.

Police said the dead man was 24-year-old Joshua Antoine Henry. A friend of Henry's said he last saw him in Clarksville last week.

Any information about Henry's death or who he was with can be called to 74-CRIME or texted to ``CASH'' along with the message to 274637.