Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (11-05-19)

Man killed in North Nashville shooting

20 year old Aquan Avant has died at the hospital after a shooting yesterday afternoon in North Nashville in the 1600 block of 25th Ave. North

He was rushed to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he later died. Avant and three acquaintances were standing outside a home when the gunman approached them on foot and opened fire. The suspect, ran away after the shoting. Anyone who has information about the murder was asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.


Driver killed after crashing into tree in Nashville

A woman was killed in an early-morning crash after her vehicle hit a tree while allegedly fleeing from a hit-and-run. 54-year-old Nina Page was driving her Ford van on Briley Parkway when she hit the back of a Toyota 4 Runner driven by Nashville Fire Department captain who was stopped at a red light. Page was following behind the captain to a nearby store, but suddenly turned onto Kermit Drive. When he drove up to a sharp curve following her, the Ford had lost control and hit a tree. Page was pronounced dead on the scene. Police believe the crash was caused by excessive speed around the curve.


Rutherford Co. mayor’s daughter arrested, booked into jail

The daughter of Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron has been arrested and booked into the Rutherford County jail. Kelsey Ketron was arrested and booked into jail yesterday. Ketron has been accused of fraud and selling insurance without a license at her family’s insurance business in Murfreesboro.  According to jail booking, her bond on the new charges was set at $100,000. A judge recently denied a motion to dismiss the case against her. The final hearing is set for January 2020.


Convicted robber charged in Antioch murder from June

A convicted robber was indicted for the fatal shooting of a man outside an Antioch McDonald’s in June. In the early morning hours of June 19, police responded to the restaurant on Hickory Hollow Lane. 26-year-old Yaki Sayles was found shot and later died. 23 year old Ladarrius Wimberly, , has recently been indicted by a grand jury for first-degree murder. Police say he is already in jail for allegedly robbing construction workers in August on Inga Street.


Black Louisiana Cop Fatally Shoots Racist White Woman Waving Scissors At Him 

A Black police officer in Bossier City, Louisiana fatally shot a white woman who was waving scissors at him and using racial slurs. Officer Patrick Edmonds, Jr. was called to a LaQuinta Inn for a disturbance at the hotel. Edmonds encountered an aggressive white woman, identified as Shannon Rupert of Shreveport, in the hotel’s lobby who taunted Edmonds saying, “You’re going to have to shoot me, n*gger!”

Edmonds shot Rupert two times in the chest when she approached him. After the shooting, Edmonds, a military veteran, was placed on administrative leave. On Monday, November 4, District Attorney Schuyler Marvin released a statement justifying Edmonds’ use of lethal force.

 

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