Update: 6:55 a.m. Wednesday, May 25, 2022 –
Police Chief Marcus Barrow told WIZS News, “Lonte Alston is in custody. He surrendered himself to Detectives tonight (Tuesday) at the Magistrates office. He is at the Vance County Detention Facility without bond.”
— original press release —
On May 18, 2022, at approximately 10:15 PM, officers of the Henderson Police Department responded to 325 Alexander Avenue in reference to someone being shot inside the residence.
Officers arrive within two minutes of being dispatched, and discovered Christopher Dewayne Falcon, age 52, suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. He was transported to an area medical facility where he succumbed to his injuries earlier this morning.
Our investigation into this matter has led us to obtain warrants on Lonte D. Alston, (43), for First Degree Murder. The incident occurred inside the residence of 325 Alexander Avenue after a verbal altercation between the victim and suspect.
We are seeking the public’s assistance with any information that can assist in locating the suspect. Please contact us through Henderson-Vance Crime Stoppers at (252- 492-1925 or the P3 app), the Henderson Police Department 252-438-4141, or contact us through Facebook or Instagram.
Authority Chief Marcus W. Barrow