A housemate of 24-year-old Kyle Yorlets found him inside their home with a gunshot wound Thursday just before 3 p.m.
Five juveniles are charged with criminal homicide in the shooting a 24-year-old Nashville musician, according to police.
The children were allegedly in a stolen Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck when they saw Yorlets and took his wallet, according to a press release from the Metro Nashville Police Department.
Police said in the course of the investigation, they learned that the underage suspects had traveled to the West Nashville Walmart on Charlotte Pike, where all five baby-faced suspected killers were apprehended.
According to Tennessee law, three of the five were identified by police due to their ages and the charges they face.
When they accosted the singer, they took his wallet and demanded the keys to his auto, which he refused to hand over, they opened fire on him. Yorlets graduated from Belmont in May 2017 and worked at restaurants between performances.
Decorrius Wright, left, and Diamond Lewis were two of five juveniles charged in the killing of a Tennessee musician. He was later taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. "We are heartbroken. We will never forget Kyle, and though he is gone too soon his legacy is here to stay". It was later recovered in the 1600 block of Timberland Drive in Antioch.
He was a member of a local band, Carverton, and the band's manager said that "he was loved by his friends and family".
Yorlets' grieving bandmates posted a statement to Twitter early Friday.
The young suspects allegedly shot and killed 24-year-old Kyle Yorlets after he refused to give them the keys to his vehicle, police said.
Yorlets is listed as the band's vocalist on the band's Facebook page.
When arrested, the suspects were in possession of a loaded 9mm pistol; another loaded pistol was found inside the store.