One dead and four injured after shooting at a Nashville coffee shop on Easter Sunday – La Opinion

One dead and four injured after shooting at a Nashville coffee shop on Easter Sunday – La Opinion



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A Shooting at Nashville coffee shop during Easter Sunday brunch It left one person dead and four others injured, according to authorities who have already identified a suspect.

Nashville police announced that Anton Rucker, 46, a convicted felon, is being sought for the homicide in Roasted Salemtown.

“He has convictions for sexual assault in Nashville and was arrested in Murfreesboro on felony drug charges last October 31, and on sexual assault and firearms charges last August,” the Nashville Metropolitan Police Department in Xformerly Twitter.

Police said detectives are working to determine a motive for opening fire during Sunday brunch at Roasted on Garfield St., police said.

The authorities indicated that The shooting occurred around 3 p.m. when Rucker opened fire inside the cafeteria.injuring five people and killing one man.

“There was an altercation between two men in Roasted. He was helping himself to Sunday brunch. During that period, the altercation occurred and escalated, very abruptly, until one of the men pulled out a gun and fired multiple shots,” Don Aaron of the Metropolitan Police said at a press conference.

Police said they believe the person Rucker was having trouble with was the one who was fatally shot.

“A total of eight people were transported from the scene. Five people were shot, one of whom died. Another person suffered a scratch and a pregnant woman went to the hospital for treatment due to a panic attack,” Aaron continued.

Police released surveillance photos of Rucker and said he left the scene in a Mercedes GLS 450, which was located overnight near 26th Ave N and Jefferson St.

This coffee shop has not had any major problems in the past, so police added that this shooting was an isolated incident.

The police department’s homicide team is leading the investigation.

Anyone with information that could help police is asked to call 615-862-8600.

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