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Police arrest suspect in Salemtown murder in Kentucky

Metro Nashville police arrested the man wanted in connection with a deadly Easter Sunday shooting at a Salemtown restaurant late Tuesday night.

Metro Nashville police have issued a bulletin for Anton Rucker, 46, after 33-year-old Allen Beachem was killed at Roasted Salemtown, a restaurant on Garfield Street.

Two days later, Metro Nashville police found Rucker at a home in Princeton, Kentucky, about 100 miles northwest of Nashville. He was taken into custody without incident shortly before 11 p.m

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MNPD spokesman Don Aaron said the incident began when the two men got into an argument around 3 p.m. The suspect pulled out a gun, fired multiple shots and fled the scene in a Mercedes GLS 450, Aaron said during a news conference Sunday afternoon.

Rucker’s car was found overnight near 26th Avenue North and Jefferson Street, about two miles from the crime scene, police announced on social media Monday morning.

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Five other people were shot and suffered non-life-threatening injuries, Aaron said. A sixth person suffered a graze wound, although it is unclear whether that was the result of a gunshot or a scratch.

A seventh victim, a pregnant woman, was transported to a local hospital after suffering a panic attack, Aaron said.

This article originally appeared on Nashville Tennessean: Police arrest suspect in Easter Sunday shooting in Kentucky

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