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Man Shot Outside Henderson Store

Posted January 28, 2007
Updated January 29, 2007

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— Police are investigating a shooting outside of a Henderson convenience store Sunday afternoon.

The shooting occurred about 2:30 p.m. outside a store on Garnett Street. When police arrived, they found Alonzo Ellis, who said he had been shot.

Ellis was taken to Maria Parham Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police said the investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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  • beachdreaming2000 Jan 30, 2007

    I worked in Henderson for over 10 years. I was beaten and mugged and the place I worked for was robbed. After that, I left and didn't even go back to shop. I don't know what the problem is - other than beamin1 is right - it is another Durham. In fact, I think it is just as bad as Durham. The sad thing is, it is so out of hand, law enforcement will never get control.

  • rukidding Jan 29, 2007

    LOL...Caseylynne, Henderson has a Lowes, not a Home Depot (that's Wakeforest). Smoothtip - if you go to Henderson at night, try not to stop in North Henderson or South Henderson...the only safe street after dark is Dabney Drive...

  • lovinlife2010 Jan 29, 2007

    ummmmm .... smoothtip, henderson ... the shopping mecca?? Have you been to Henderson?? I grew up in Oxford, 10 min from Henderson .... there is a walmart, staples, and home depot. It's NOT a shopping mecca my dear!

  • smoothtip99 Jan 29, 2007

    Henderson is a booming city. Why is there so much poverty? I see job openings all the time. It is a shopping mecca.

  • mrlaidback11 Jan 29, 2007

    When poverty in areas increase so does the crime rate.

  • smoothtip99 Jan 29, 2007

    Are there any nice towns in the metro area?

  • Familymatters Jan 29, 2007

    Smoothtip...didnt you know, Henderson is the new Durham!

  • smoothtip99 Jan 29, 2007

    What the heck is wrong wit Henderson? Everytime I turn the news on or when I wake up....someone has been shot in Henderson. That is going to be a ghost town unless so much shooting is stopped. It is ridiculous. Is it something in the water?