Family desperate for answers in 23-year-old’s Nashville alleyway murder

Rodrick Mason (Photo: WKRN)

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The mother of a 23-year-old man ambushed and killed in North Nashville is begging for the public’s help to find his killer.

Yolanda Mason’s son Rodrick was shot and killed in March 2016 in the 1600 block of 14th Avenue North.

He was at a home visiting his best friend when police said two men shot and killed him.

“It is hard because he was the life of the party and we just had Thanksgiving,” his mother said. “We miss him and need to get justice for my son.”

Yolanda Mason, Rodrick's mother (Photo: WKRN)
Yolanda Mason, Rodrick’s mother (Photo: WKRN)

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Metro police are looking for two men who drove away from the scene in a dark green or grey Nissan car. The car had dark tented windows and custom rims.

“This is a crime that happened during the day and it was warm outside so we believe a lot of people were out there when this happened,” lead detective Melody Saxon said. “People may be scared to come forward, but they can send a tip via crime stoppers.”

Through Crime Stoppers you can remain anonymous and could receive a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. The number is 615-742-7463. You can also call Detective Saxon at North Precinct at 615-862-7901.

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