On Monday afternoon, January 4, 2021 at approximately 3:41PM, Officers of the Henderson Police Department were called to our local emergency department in reference to a person being treated for a gunshot wound.
When responders arrived, they were advised that 18-year-old, Antonio Williams Jr. of Henderson had arrived by private vehicle, and the individuals that brought him had left. Mr. Williams succumbed to his injury shortly after.
After interviews and the community’s assistance, investigators of the Henderson Police Department determined Williams was shot near the intersection of Wester Avenue and East Winder Street in Henderson.
Investigators are searching for the vehicle occupied by Williams during the incident. It is a 2016, dark grey, Kia Optima, NC License Plate #HLZ-4675.
The community has been a tremendous help thus far in this continued investigation. If anyone has more information about this incident, please contact us through Henderson-Vance Crime Stoppers at (252- 492-1925 or P3 app), call us at 252-438-4141, or contact us through Facebook or Instagram.
Marcus W. Barrow
Chief of Police
Henderson Police Department