HICKORY, N.C. – A third victim has died after a shooting Friday at a Hickory pub, police say.
Hickory Police say 21-year-old Quajuae Kennedy succumbed to her injuries Saturday at the Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem. Kennedy died as a result of a shooting that occurred in the parking lot of J. McCroskey's Irish Pub and Grill Friday, she is the third person dead following the incident.
Early Friday morning Hickory police responded to a report of shots fired call in the 1400 block of 29th Avenue Drive Northeast. When officers arrived at the scene they found one person at the scene and others who had already arrived at Frye Regional Medical Center.
The victims and the suspects had been to J. McCroskey’s Irish Pub and Grill. Police say there was a verbal altercation in the parking lot and shots were fired at a vehicle.
There were five people inside the car at the time. Justin Aiken, 21, and Cody Manood Bouphavong, 21, were both pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital.
Cole Brady Ervin, 20, was treated for gunshot wounds and released from Frye Regional Medical Center. Pablo Castillo Hernandez, 21, the driver of victim’s vehicle, was not injured.
Hickory police arrested Dontray Tyrell Cumberlander and Greydon Keith Hansen. Both were charged with two counts of murder and one count of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury with intent to kill and are being held under no bond.
Hickory Police announced Monday that Cumberlander and Hansen were each charged with an additional count of murder following Kennedy's death.
There is no known connection at this time between the victims and suspects, according to police.
The Hickory Police Department is continuing this investigation and asks anyone who may have witnessed this incident to contact Inv. J. Pruett at 828-261-2617.