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Family of North Nashville man shot while sitting on motorcycle still asks ‘Why?’

Nashville’s Killing Field

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Of all the 2020 homicides in North Nashville, roughly 40% of the cases remain unsolved. One of the families still searching for answers is that of 33-year-old Anthony Rucker who was shot and killed on March 4, 2020. 

Reverend Bruce Maxwell of Lake Providence Missionary Baptist Church not only delivered Rucker’s eulogy, but is also a distant cousin of Rucker.  

“Just a beautiful personality where he always tried to be that person that he should’ve been,” Rev. Maxwell said.  

The day after the devastating tornado outbreak, police said Rucker was sitting on a motorcycle talking to several people in the 1800 block of Dr. D.B. Todd Junior Boulevard. Around 6:30 that evening, witnesses said a gunman approached them and then shot towards them

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