Law Enforcement

Trial date set for Metro officer charged with murder

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — The Metro police officer charged with murdering a man in 2018 will go to trial in March.

Court documents obtained Thursday by News 2 show jury selection will begin March 11 in the murder trial for Officer Andrew Delke. The trial is set to start on March 16.

Officer Delke is charged with first-degree murder for the fatal shooting of Daniel Hambrick in July 2018. It happened near Jo Johnston Avenue and 17th Avenue North in North Nashville.

Daniel Hambrick (Photo: Submitted)

Earlier this week, Delke’s request for a change of venue was denied by an Appeals Court. Delke’s attorney had taken the issue to the Appeals Court after the request was denied by a Davidson County judge.

With the change of venue denied, the murder trial for Officer Delke will be held in Davidson County.

Click here for complete coverage of the case against Andrew Delke.

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