Vance County Sheriff Curtis Brame issued the following press release September 3 to update this matter.
On August 27, 2021, the Vance County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Crowder Lane regarding gunshots fired.
Once at the scene, Vance County Patrol Deputy identified the victim as Trevon Wynn who was pronounced dead at the scene.
After further investigation, Hykeem Henderson was identified as personal of interest/suspect in the Wynn murder investigation.
On September 2, 2021, members of the Vance County Sheriff’s Office CID (Criminal Investigations Division) served arrest warrants on Hykeem Henderson. Henderson was charged with First Degree Murder and placed in the Vance County Detention Center without bond.
This investigation is continuing.
ORIGINAL UPDATE 08-31-21
Friday, August 27 the Vance County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for a gunshot victim. The caller stated that an individual had been shot and would be located at 184 Crowder Lane.
When deputies arrived a black male, identified as Travon Wynn, was found suffering from a single gunshot wound to the chest. He was in the rear passenger seat of a 2011 Mitsubishi car.
Local EMS pronounced him deceased on the scene.
The press release on the matter from Sheriff Curtis Brame states, “It is believed that the vehicle Mr. Wynn was a passenger in was shot into as it traveled down Stage Coach Road shortly after turning off on N.C. 39 North of Henderson. The incident occurred shortly before 7:00 p.m.”
If you have any information related to this, you are asked to contact the Vance County Sheriff’s Office or the Vance County 911 Center.