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Henderson hotel closed for violations after shooting

Posted June 16, 2009 5:54 p.m. EDT
Updated June 16, 2009 7:47 p.m. EDT

Police surrounded America's Best Value Inn in Henderson after a shooting Sunday.

— 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.