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Man charged with murder in Henderson Food Lion shooting

Posted August 19
Updated August 21

— A man who surrendered to police Monday in connection with a Saturday shooting at a Henderson Food Lion store has been charged with murder.

Henderson police said officers responded to the store at 1263 Dabney Drive at about 6 p.m. Saturday and located Shaekeya Danielle Gay, 23, who has sustained a gunshot wound.

Gay was taken to Maria Parham Health and later transported to Duke Medical Center, where she died Monday as a result of her injuries.

Marcus Tyrell Hargrove, 23, of Vance County, who was wanted by police since Saturday in connection with the shooting, surrendered to authorities at about 12:20 p.m. Monday.

He was initially charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury but that charge was upgraded to murder after Gay succumbed to her injuries.

Hargrove was being held without bond.

Henderson police are seeking public assistance in obtaining additional details related to the shooting. Anybody with information is asked to call 252-430-4234.


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