Press Release- Monday, August 21, 2017
On Saturday August 19, 2017, around 6:00 p.m. members of the Henderson Police Department responded to 1263 Dabney Drive in reference to someone being shot. Upon arrival, officers located Shaekeya Danielle Gay, 23, with a gunshot wound. Gay was transported to Maria Parham Health for treatment and was later transported to Duke Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries on August 21, 2017.
Around 12:20 PM today, Marcus Tyrell Hargrove, 23, of Vance County, turned himself into law enforcement and was charged with Assault with a Deadly Weapon Intent to Kill Inflicting Serious Injury. He received no bond. These charges will be upgraded to First Degree Murder.
While Mr. Hargrove has been arrested and charged, the Henderson Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in obtaining additional information related to this case. If anyone was at 1263 Dabney Drive on August 19, 2017 from 5:30 PM until 6:15 PM they are encouraged to contact Detective Simmons at 252-430-4234. If anyone should have any additional information on Mr. Hargrove’s activities after the incident, he or she is also encouraged to contact the Henderson Police Department. Callers may also call Crime Stoppers at 252-492-1925 or by using the P3 app on a smartphone or tablet device. Callers may remain anonymous.