Metro Police: Man shot to death with rifle while trying to catch bus for work

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Metro Police said a man was shot to death by a rifle as he was trying to catch a bus for work in what appears to be a robbery.

Metro Police, investigating multiple shootings Tuesday morning, are working to determine if any of the cases are related.

Kendall Rice, 31, was killed at about 5:05 a.m. Tuesday morning in the Alta Loma Road area of Madison.

Police say at the time, Rice was walking from his home along Crestview Drive to catch a bus on North Gallatin Road when a car pulled up behind him. Witnesses reported two men shot Rice and fled.

Rice died at the scene. His personal belongings were missing.

The suspects are described as two black men in their 30s who fled in a dark-colored sedan.

About 15 minutes later, a man was critically shot at Falcon View Apartments in Madison. Goodlettsville Police are also investigating after a man claimed two men, armed with a rifle, tried to rob him at 4:45 a.m. at Rivergate Meadows Apartments.

Police are working to see if all three cases are related.

Anyone with information should call 615-742-7463.

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