Man Charged in Lexington Shooting

7 Eyewitness News Staff

LEXINGTON, Tenn. - A Lexington man is jailed and charged with firing shots in a neighborhood Monday night.

Eric Smith Rucker is charged with ten counts of reckless endangerment. He was arrested late Tuesday night after new witnesses came forward.

Police believe someone Rucker was in a vehicle traveling down Reeves Street and fired towards a group of people gathered at a house on Holly Street. No one was injured in the shooting and the driver quickly fled the scene.

Two vehicles were hit by bullets and one bullet went through a window of a family with young children.

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