16 year old arrested in Halifax County murder

Dashawn Hendricks (Image courtesy Halifax County Sheriff's Office)

October 14, 2013 1:41:18 PM PDT
Halifax County deputies have arrested a teenager who they say was involved in the shooting death of a man early Sunday morning.

Authorities responded to 1135 Elm Street in Weldon in reference to a shooting around 3:30 a.m Sunday. When deputies arrived, they found 20-year-old Sequon Starks, of Weldon had been shot one time in the torso with a handgun.

Starks was transported to Halifax Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Deputies took 16 year-old Dashawn Hendricks, of Weldon, into custody Monday. Hendricks is being held in the Halifax County Detention Center under no bond.

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