Jacob Hancher ID’d As SC Officer In Saturday Night Myrtle Beach Fatal Police Involved Shooting

HORRY COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) — PFC Jacob Hancher has been identified as the Myrtle Beach officer killed in the line of duty Saturday night while responding to a call for service in Horry County.

Hancher, 23, was killed following an officer-involved shooting incident in Myrtle Beach late Saturday night.

Hancher was employed by the MBPD for four years as a community service officer and less than one in patrol.

Details of the shooting, which also injured another officer, were not immediately made available.

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Geo quick facts: Horry County is the easternmost county in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, its population was 289,650, making it the fifth-most populous county in South Carolina. The county seat is Conway – Wikipedia.

NC Woman Latrice Avent ID’d As Victim In Friday Night Fatal Halifax Shooting

HALIFAX COUNTY, NC. (THECOUNT) — Latrice Avent, of Halifax, North Carolina, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Friday night double-shooting in Halifax County.

Avent, 27, was fatally shot in Halifax Friday night. Shermanda Louise Taylor, 30, of Halifax, was taken into custody and charged in the deadly incident that also injured an unidentified man.

According to reports, officials responded to a call of shots fired in the 5000 block of US-301, in Halifax. Upon arrival, police found a man and a woman suffering from apparent gunshot wounds around 11:30 p.m. Friday.

Avent was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot injuries.

The male victim was transported to an area hospital with multiple gunshot wounds. He was last listed in critical condition.

Taylor is facing one count of murder and one count of attempted murder.

The cause of the shooting remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Halifax County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 54,691. Its county seat is Halifax – Wikipedia.

MI Rapper Jizzle P Shot Dead In Front Of Mom In Detroit

WAYNE COUNTY, MI. (THECOUNT) — Rising Detroit rap star, Bandgang Jizzle P, was gunned down on Detroit’s west side Tuesday night right in front of his mother.

Jizzle P, 25, aka, Aaron Mays, was shot dead on a Detroit driveway in front of his mother, according to reports.

Detroit police said 8:15 Tuesday night, two male victims were sitting in a Chrysler 300 in the driveway on Fielding Street near McNichols and Evergreen when an unknown suspect fired multiple shots into the vehicle, reports Fox32Chicago.

A second shooting victim is reportedly listed in critical condition.

The shooter fled the scene.

His mother, Senekua Mays posted on Facebook- that she just wanted to be left alone- and let her grieve.

Detroit Police confirmed that the suspect is still on the run and the investigation continues. If you have any information about the shooting, call DPD or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

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Geo quick facts: Wayne County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of 2018, the United States Census estimated its population as 1,753,893 making it the 19th-most populous county in the United States – Wikipedia.

Hartford Albertus Magnus College Basketball Star Jaqhawn Walters Shot Dead Saturday

HARTFORD COUNTY, CT. (THECOUNT) — Jaqhawn Walters, of Hartford, Connecticut, has been identified as the victim of a fatal Saturday shooting in Hartford County.

Walters, 24, former star basketball star at Albertus Magnus College, was shot and killed in Hartford Saturday.

According to reports, Walters was in the area of Main Street in Hartford, when 33-year-old Jason Stone opened fire on the Falcons athlete during an apparent argument.

Walters was transported to an area hospital by private vehicle where he later was pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.

Stone later contacted police and confessed to the killing. He was arrested and charged with murder. It’s not clear if he has an attorney.

The Courant reports that surveillance shows a brief fight between two men, followed by the shooting.

Walters graduated from Albertus Magnus in 2018 after earning all-conference honors three times. He finished his college career with 1,821 points and 1,167 rebounds and had signed a contract to play basketball professionally for a club in Argentina.

Albertus Magnus President Marc Camille said the college would hold a prayer service in Walters’ memory.

“For those of us fortunate enough to know Jaqhawn, or ‘JQ’ as he was affectionately known to so many, we remember his beaming smile and larger than life personality, bringing joy to everyone around him, whether it was on the basketball court, in the classroom, or in spaces across our campus,” Camille said in a statement on the college website.

Condolences poured out on Facebook remembering Walters following the fatal incident:

The deadly incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Hartford County is a county located in the north central part of the U.S. state of Connecticut. According to the 2010 census, the population was 894,014, making it the second-most populous county in Connecticut. In 2019, its population declined to an estimated 891,720 – Wikipedia.

PA Pair Khalid Henderson & Jayden Lucas ID’d As Victims In Wednesday Roberto Clemente Park Double-Fatal Shooting

SPRING GARDEN, PA. (THECOUNT) — Khalid Henderson and Jayden Lucas has been identified as the victims in a Wednesday night double-fatal quadruple shooting in Philadelphia County.

Henderson, 21, and 18-year-old Lucas, were both killed in a shooting near Philadelphia on Wednesday night. Almost 60 shots were reportedly fired during the double-deadly incident.

According to reports, the men were on a basketball court at Roberto Clemente Park in the Spring Garden community, when where were shot along with two other individuals Wednesday night around 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Henderson was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot injuries.

Lucas was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.

Two other unnamed victims, also struck by gunfire, were transported to area hospital in unknown condition.

Investigators say they discovered 55 shell casings on the scene.

No suspect description or motive was provided by officials.

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Geo quick facts: Once inhabited by 19th-century industrialists, charming Spring Garden is an evolving residential enclave with Victorian brownstones and gardens. Anchored by the namesake community garden, the neighborhood also features a growing number of hip, high-end bistros and cafes. Child-friendly spaces include Clemente Park and Playground. A Byzantine-style synagogue from the 1920s houses the Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art – wikipedia.

8 Shot 2 Dead Near Rutgers University NJ Sunday Morning

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ. (THECOUNT) — 8 people were shot, two of those dead, during a shooting overnight in Middlesex County, New Jersey.

The New Brunswick Police Department says the mass casualty event occurred Sunday at dwelling in New Brunswick.

Officials say, officers arrived to a call of shots fired at 32 Delafield Street in New Brunswick, around 1:20 a.m. Sunday.

Police determined that one or more suspect opened fire striking multiple individuals at the home.

The injured were rushed to several area hospitals where at least were pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.

The Middlesex County Prosecutor reported that two of the 8 victims died at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.

Police had no information on possible suspects but say the shooting had no affiliation with nearby Rutgers University or its students.

The New Brunswick Police Department asked that anyone with information to call the NBPD’s Detective Bureau at 732-745-5217.

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Geo quick facts: Middlesex County is a county located in north-central New Jersey, United States. In 2019, the Census Bureau estimated the county’s population at 825,062, making it the state’s second-most populous county, an increase of 4.1% from 809,858 in the 2010 census – Wikipedia.

GA Man Lukas Boykin ID’d As Victim In Friday Night Columbus Fatal Shooting

MUSCOGEE COUNTY, GA. (THECOUNT) — Lukas Boykin, of Columbus, Georgia, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Friday night shooting in Muscogee County.

Boykin, 30, was fatally shot before midnight near Columbus Friday night.

According to reports, officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 4800 block of Toney Dr, just before midnight Friday. When they arrived, officers located Boykin suffering from apparent gunshot wounds in the area of 4858 Toney Dr.

Boykin was pronounced dead at the scene Saturday morning just after midnight.

The investigation on the deadly incident remains ongoing.

No motive of suspect information was provided.

Anyone with possible information on the shooting should contact police at 911.

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Geo quick facts: Muscogee County is a county located on the central western border of the U.S. state of Georgia; its western border with the state of Alabama is formed by the Chattahoochee River. As of the 2010 census, the population was 189,885 – Wikipedia.

IL Teen Kyle Rittenhouse ID’d As Shooter In Tuesday Night Double-Fatal WI Riot Shooting

KENOSHA COUNTY, WI. (THECOUNT) — Kyle Rittenhouse, of Antioch, Illinois, has been identified as the suspect arrested and charged Wednesday in the Tuesday night double-fatal shooting of three people during a series of protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Rittenhouse, 17, was officially charged with first-degree murder on Wednesday.

Police had been hunting for the teenager after a man holding a long gun was captured on video shooting several people, two fatally, during the riot and then fleeing the scene.

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Geo quick facts: Kenosha County is a county in the southeastern corner of the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Its population in 2019 was estimated to be 169,561, making it the eighth most populous county in Wisconsin. The county is named after the county seat, Kenosha, the fourth largest city in Wisconsin – Wikipedia.

Monday Weslaco TX Walmart Shooter ID’d As Marco Antonio Sigala Jr

HIDALGO COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Marco Antonio Sigala Jr has been identified as the suspect in a Monday shooting incident at a Hidalgo County, Texas, Walmart Supercenter.

Sigala, 27, was shot dead by police after displaying a weapon Monday at the Walmart Supercenter in Weslaco around 3 p.m. Monday.

The store is located at, 1310 Texas Blvd N in Weslaco, Texas.

The suspect entered the store while toting a rifle and at last one handgun and wearing all black. He then proceeded to the back of the store where he encountered police.

Police ordered the suspect to drop the rifle, and he complied. But then brandished a handgun and opened fire.

The officers returned fire, fatally wounding Sigala.

The cause of the incident remains under investigation.

Geo quick facts: Hidalgo County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. The county seat is Edinburg and the largest city is McAllen. The county is named for Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, the priest who raised the call for Mexico’s independence from Spain – Wikipedia.

OH Man Brock Snyder ID’d As Victim In Saturday Toledo Fatal Shooting

LUCAS COUNTY, OH. (THECOUNT) — Brock Snyder of Toledo, Ohio, has been identified as the victim in a Saturday fatal shooting in Lucas County.

Snyder, 27, was fatally shot early Saturday near Toledo.

According to reports, police responded to a call of shots fired in the 700 block of Siegel Ct in Toledo around 4 a.m. Saturday. Upon arrival, Snyder was found suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

Snyder was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident should contact Crime Stoppers at 419-255-1111.

The cause of the incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Lucas County is a county located in the northwestern part of the U.S. state of Ohio. It is bordered to the east by Lake Erie, and to the southeast by the Maumee River, which runs to the lake. As of the 2010 census, the population was 441,815 – Wikipedia.