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Police Issue Warrants, Arrest 2 of 6 Suspects in Shooting

The shooting outside an apartment complex is believed to be related to a drug transaction.

Friday, May 13, 2022
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Warrants have been issued for all suspects involved in a shooting earlier this month in a parking lot at Gateway Village Apartments in southern Hillsborough, and two people have been arrested.

Further investigation by the Hillsborough Police Department has determined the shooting on May 2 was the result of a drug transaction that turned into an armed robbery. Two people were injured in the incident that occurred at about 6:30 p.m. in which shots were fired at several people sitting in a car near the 200 building at Gateway Village.

Arrested are:

  • A 17-year-old juvenile who was served with four counts of attempted murder, possession of a firearm by a minor, and shooting into an occupied vehicle. The suspect is being held in a secure juvenile custody facility.
  • Destiny Marie Stovall, 20, of 184 Saddlewood Circle in Timberlake. She has been charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor and accessory after the fact to attempted murder. She is currently out on $75,000 bond.

The remaining four suspects sought in this case are all wanted for robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon. They are:

  • Alfred Rodrick Benton, 28, of 4210 Stonecrest Drive in Burlington.
  • Micah Jamar Downey, 18, of 823 Ashbury Square in Mebane, who is additionally wanted for possession of drug paraphernalia.
  • Kellie Kincy, 24, of 8632 N.C. 157 in Rougemont, who is additionally wanted for possession of a firearm by a felon.
  • Colton Scott Tilley, 24, of 1904 Morningside Drive in Burlington.

Anyone with information should contact Hillsborough Investigator Van St. Pierre by email or phone at 919-296-9533. Anonymous crime tips can be reported by:

“This type of violence in our community is unacceptable,” Hillsborough Police Chief Duane Hampton said. “Our investigations team — along with investigators from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office — exemplified the ‘One Team’ approach by working together to rapidly identify and charge those responsible. We are thankful to all our partners who helped us respond to this and make our community safer.”

Following the shooting, the vehicle that had been fired upon left Gateway Village and was located a short time later by Orange County Sheriff’s Office deputies at the Timbers Manufactured Home Community off Orange Grove Road just outside Hillsborough. The deputies, who were responding to a suspicious condition call at the community, interviewed the occupants and assisted in the investigation.