Henderson hotel closed for violations after shooting
Posted June 16, 2009
Henderson, N.C. — Members of the Community Revitalization Initiation have shut down the America's Best Value Inn at 200 Parham Road in Henderson.
Police responded to a shooting at about 2 a.m. Sunday at the hotel. Officers found the body of David Hicks, 22, of Dick Faines Road. He later died from a gunshot wound.
Paramedics also transported a 16-year-old and a 20-year-old to Maria Parham Medical Center for treatment of non-life-threatening gunshot wounds, police said.
Following the shooting, the Henderson Fire Department inspected the hotel and found several violations of code, authorities said. A reinspection by CRI members Tuesday also found violations and the hotel was shut down.
Police have yet to make any arrests in the shooting.