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Suspect in fatal motel shooting apprehended

Posted August 6, 2009

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— Police on Thursday arrested a 16-year-old wanted in a June shooting at a Henderson motel that left one man dead.

Members of the Raleigh Police Department Fugitive Task Force and the Henderson Police Department located Tevin Lee Daye at an apartment complex on Calvary Road, police said.

Daye, of Oakridge Church Road in Kittrell, is charged with first-degree murder in the June 14 shooting death of David Hicks, 22, in the America's Best Value Inn, 200 Parham Road in Henderson.

Two other people were wounded in the shooting, police said.

Brooks Montel Jones, 19, of 1644 S. Lynnbank Road in Kittrell, was indicted in June on a first-degree murder charge in Hicks' death.

Daye and Jones are being held without bond in the Vance County Jail.


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  • whatelseisnew Aug 6, 2009

    This is probably just racial profiling by the police. He must be innocent and he should be released immediately.

  • rushbot Aug 6, 2009

    I guess bias caused him to kill another human, allegedly.

  • lumberman Aug 6, 2009

    16 and looking at life. How long will he serve or how long can he live at tax payer expense. Another leech on the state tax payers

  • meh2 Aug 6, 2009

    Sixteen and famous - got his picture in the paper. I am sure his father is proud of him.