A Hickory man who suffered gunshot wounds in an incident that occurred in December, 2021 has died. According to multiple published reports, 26-year-old Michael Emmanuel Tucker, Jr. passed away in a hospital over the weekend.
As WHKY previously reported, shortly after 11 p.m. on December 8, Officers responded to the 800 block of 1st Street S.E. after they took a 9-1-1 call stating that a man had been shot. Upon arrival, Officers found Mr. Tucker sitting in the driver’s seat of a 2008 Honda Accord suffering from a gunshot wound.
During the initial investigation, Officers learned that Tucker had left his apartment to go to a nearby convenience store. Police say it appears that the suspects fired multiple shots into Tucker’s vehicle from the roadway. No arrests have been made in this case.[WACB’s Rick Gilbert contributed to this story]