Nashville man wanted in shooting death of father

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Metro Police are searching for a 19-year-old man wanted in the shooting death of his father at their Anderson Road home.

According to Metro Police, Anthony Rivera is currently wanted on charges of criminal homicide in the death of 42-year-old Henry Rivera. He is considered armed and dangerous and believed to be traveling in a gray GMC Envoy.

Officers were called to the Antioch home around 2:20 p.m. An investigation shows that Henry Rivera confronted his son over stealing money from his mother. During the argument, a witness reported that Anthony pulled a pistol and fired.

Henry Rivera was hit in the neck and died shortly after arriving at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Anthony Rivera is also reportedly a suspect in Tuesday night’s armed robbery of Carniceria Dominguez on the 2500 block of Murfreesboro Pike.

Anyone with information on this crime or other crimes can call Nashville Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME or you can submit a tip online by clicking here. You may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000.

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