Warrant in killing issued

South Precinct detectives have sworn out an arrest warrant charging Antonio M. Jackson, 33, of Took Drive in Antioch, with criminal homicide for Saturday’s fatal shooting of Casey Lucas inside room 204 of the Super 8 Motel at 1121 Bell Road.

Officers responded to the motel at 6:40 a.m. and found Lucas, 30, of Nolensville, dead at the scene. He and Jackson were acquaintances. Robbery is being considered as a potential motive. Another man in the motel room, Roger Reid, 30, reported that he was pistol whipped by Jackson.

Anyone seeing Antonio Jackson or knowing his whereabouts is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward. Persons can also send an electronic tip by texting the word “CASH” along with the message to 274637 (CRIMES), or online at www.nashvillecrimestoppers.com.