Police arrest fourth suspect in Hickory homicide case
The 15-year-old suspect was allegedly involved in a shooting on Monday.
HICKORY, N.C. (WBTV) - The Hickory Police Department has arrested a fourth and final suspect in connection to a homicide that happened earlier this week.
On Monday, four teenagers, three 16-year-olds and one 15-year-old, allegedly killed Shonniel Blackburn, 35, at the Blue Ridge Heights Apartments complex.
Upon arrival, authorities found Blackburn lying on the ground with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police arrested the three 16-year-olds on Wednesday, and spotted the 15-year-old in a stolen car on Thursday.
The names of the four suspects have not been released.
Police ask that anyone with information about this case contact the Hickory Police Department at 828-328-5551, or contact Investigator C. Laffon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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