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NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - Metro Nashville Police are searching for a 19-year-old man wanted for murdering his father.

Police say Anthony Rivera fatally shot his father, Henry, 42, Wednesday afternoon at their home on Anderson Road in Antioch. A warrant charging Rivera with criminal homicide has also been issued.

According to police, officers were called to the home at 2:20 p.m. The investigation shows Henry confronted his son over stealing money from his (Anthony's) mother. 

A witness said during the argument, Anthony pulled out a pistol and fired, hitting Henry in the neck. He died shortly after arriving at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. 

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Rivera should be considered armed and dangerous; he is believed to be driving a gray GMC Envoy. 

Police say Rivera is also a suspect in Tuesday night's armed robbery of Carniceria Dominguez store in the 2500 block of Murfreesboro Pike. 

Anyone who sees him or knows of his whereabouts should call Crime Stoppers. 

If you have information on this case or other cases,
contact Nashville Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.
All callers to Crime Stopppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1000.
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