North Carolina man surrenders in Florida after allegedly capturing 3 individuals when basketball rolls in yard

A person accused of capturing a 6-year-old woman and two others after a basketball rolled into his yard in North Carolina was arrested Thursday in Florida. 

Robert Singletary, 24, surrendered to authorities in Tampa, Florida, in keeping with Gaston County Police Division. The Hillsborough County Sheriff confirmed his id simply earlier than 7 p.m. 


North Carolina shooter arrested in Florida

Robert Singletary, 24, allegedly shot three individuals after a basketball rolled into his yard in North Carolina.  (Gaston County Police Division)

Singletary allegedly opened fireplace at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday night in Gastonia, injuring James White, who stays in severe situation, Ashley Hilderbrand, who sustained a graze wound and the kid. One other individual was shot at however not hit, police mentioned. 

Relations instructed Queen Metropolis Information the violent incident stemmed from a basketball rolling into Singletary’s yard as a bunch of youngsters performed a recreation.  

“He got here out with a gun, he began capturing,” the injured baby, recognized by relations as Kinsley White, instructed the news outlet. “Hope my daddy is okay.”

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Hilderbrand, the kid’s mom, instructed the news station she heard “pow, pow, pow, pow, and I assumed it was fireworks. Then I heard the pow, pow, pow, and everyone began yelling, get in the home, get in the home, get in the home, get in the home.”

Singletary is anticipated to look in a Florida court docket on Friday.

Peter Johnson