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Escambia County - A shooting that happened over the weekend has a 22 year old man on life support and his family asking questions.
It happened around 12:30 Saturday morning near Ray's Soul City on East Baars Street.
Bullet holes are still marked on the side of the business across from Ray's Soul City where authorities say a 22 year old black male was shot multiple times Saturday morning.
Around 12:30 Saturday morning Escambia County Deputies responded to shots fired at Ray's Soul City.
They found Keith Rudolph on the ground outside he had been shot multiple times.
Rudolph was taken to Baptist Hospital, where family members say he underwent two surgeries, and is now on life support.
Unable to tell anyone what happened that night.
His family believes there were several witnesses, but none of them are speaking.
"I know it's a "Code of Silence" on the streets, but when its hits home it changes scenarios real quick," said Kenneth Thompson.
Rudolph's cousin Jabary Thompson had to identify Rudolph. Who had no identification on him and no one would tell authorities who he even was.
Jabary believes deputies should've questioned more witnesses who were standing around the scene.
"They work hard, but the neighborhood can't work hard for them," said Jabary Thompson.
"The black community has to step up and say we need to change the way we act, but at the same time the police got to do their job to," said Kenneth Thompson.
Family members say Rudolph was a young adult with potential.
He's currently enrolled at George Stone and is interested in automotive work.
"He's a real straight up dude. He's got five or six brothers and sisters he was just real relax," said Kenneth Thompson.
Both Kenneth and Jabary want closure for their cousin who can't speak for himself.
"Its tragic on both ends because whoever did it they've got to live with the consequences of pulling the trigger and killing somebody," said Kenneth Thompson.
If you have any information on this incident you're asked to call the Escambia County Sheriffs Office or Crime Stoppers at 433-STOP.