Police say that Kendall Rice, 31, was on his way to work this morning when he was gunned down by a rifle; he did not survive his injuries.
Rice was walking from his home on Crestview Drive to catch the bus on N. Gallatin Road, when a dark sedan drove up behind him in the 100 block of Alta Loma Road. According to a witness, two black men who appeared to be in their 30s, shot Rice and fled in a dark sedan. Rice died at the scene. His personal belongings were missing.
A short time later, at 5:15 AM, a second man was shot and critically injured during an apparent robbery attempt at the Falcon View Apartments, located at 201 E. Palestine Avenue.
A third attempted robbery is being investigated by Goodlettsville Police. The victim reported that he drove off after two men, armed with a rifle, attempted to rob him at 4:45 a.m. at the Rivergate Meadows Apartments, at 100 Rivergate Meadows Drive.
The investigation continues into whether all three cases are related.
Anyone with information about these two suspects or the dark sedan is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.