Police on the Hunt for Suspected Motel Killer in Hall County
Gainesville police are now investigating a fatal shooting at the Motel 6 on Monroe Drive, which occurred on Friday afternoon.
Officers responded to a complaint about 2:30 p.m. and found a subject with a gunshot wound to the chest.
Despite being brought to a neighbouring hospital, the individual died from their injuries.
Police search for man accused of shooting, killing man at Hall County motel:
Police search for man accused of shooting, killing man at Hall County motel
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Suspect Identified – Corey Maurice Rucker at the Center of Investigation
During the ongoing investigation, law enforcement identified Corey Maurice Rucker, a resident of Gainesville, as a suspect in connection with the victim’s tragic death.
Rucker is known to the victim, adding a layer of complexity to the case.
Serious Charges Laid Against Rucker
Corey Maurice Rucker is now facing serious charges, including felony murder, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm as a convicted felon, possession of a handgun while committing a crime, and theft by taking a motor vehicle.
The charges reflect the seriousness of the situation as well as Rucker’s possible legal consequences.
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Call for Public Assistance
Despite police efforts, Corey Maurice Rucker managed to leave the scene before they arrived. Authorities suspect he may be driving a burgundy Nissan Murano with a Mississippi licence plate.
The public is requested to call the Gainesville Police Department at 770-535-5873 with any information concerning this case or Rucker’s location.
This tragic tragedy has left the town in shock, with authorities working hard to clear up the circumstances behind the fatal shooting and apprehend the suspect.