A suspect who allegedly shot a six-year-old woman and her dad and mom after a basketball rolled into his yard has been arrested in Florida.
Robert Singletary has been apprehended and is in custody in Hillsborough County, Florida, in keeping with Gaston County spokesperson Adam Gaub.
Officers described Mr Singletary as being “armed and harmful” after violence broke out in Gastonia, North Carolina, on Tuesday night.
Gaston County Police mentioned in a press release that the suspect turned himself in to authorities in Florida.
“The suspect, 24-year-old Robert Louis Singletary, turned himself in. Mr Singletary didn’t have any identification with him. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Workplace processed Mr Singletary and confirmed his identification shortly earlier than 7pm this night,” the company acknowledged on Thursday night.
The suspect is scheduled to have his first courtroom look in Hillsborough County on Friday 21 April in Florida.
Members of the family have recognized the injured teen as Kinsley White, who was launched from the hospital in a single day, in keeping with Queen Metropolis Information.
The teen’s father, William White, was additionally shot and wounded within the incident, and her mom Ashley Hilderbrand was grazed by a bullet, reported WSOC-TV.
“We don’t even know the person,” Kinsley, who wanted stitches for bullet fragments to the cheek, informed the tv station. “Why did you shoot my daddy and me? Why did you shoot a child’s dad?”
Ms Hilderbrand informed the station that the suspect had threatened her husband and daughter’s lives.
“He checked out my husband and my daughter and informed them, ‘I’m going to kill you,’” she mentioned.