April 18, 2024

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He shot and killed a 6-year-old girl and her father after a basketball rolled in his garden.

He shot and killed a 6-year-old girl and her father after a basketball rolled in his garden.

Robert Louis Singletary, 24, allegedly opened fire on Tuesday evening, April 18, after children playing in Gastonia sent their ball in front of his home.

A bloody neighborhood dispute. Children were playing with a basketball on the street in Gastonia, North Carolina, USA, when the ball fell into the front yard of the house. Robert Louis Singletary.

The 24-year-old man flew into a rage and started shooting. In the direction of the local first before targeting William White, father Little Kinsley, 6 years oldAs reported WSOC-TV.

The shooting leaves the father still in critical condition

The father of the family was seriously injured and hospitalized. The father of the family is still in a critical condition after being hit in the back. Robert Louis Singletary then shot Little Kinsley and her mother Ashley Hilder brand. Fortunately, two victims only received bullet fragments.

The girl was hit on the cheek and stitched up.

Suspect on the run

Once the magazine was empty, the man fled. An investigation into attempted first-degree murder, two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm by a felon has been opened.

A message from the girl to the shooter

The girl wanted to express herself after the tragedy and asked her attacker: “Why did you shoot me? Why did you shoot my father?”

April 2023. Gastonia, North Carolina. This week, a black man shot and killed a white 6-year-old girl and her parents because a basketball rolled in his yard. Several young children were playing basketball when the ball rolled down the street and landed in Robert Singletary’s yard. they said… pic.twitter.com/cyEbO1jC6C

— Southern Man (@MagicBelle1) April 20, 2023

“Why did you shoot me? Why did you shoot my father?”
6 Yo Kinsley White has a stitch in his cheek with bullet fragments. @gastoncountypd Robert Singletary is said to be on the run after April shot the doctor last night. Kinsley’s mother and father were also hit by shots. Mother is at home. pic.twitter.com/QAhw6XcZ1W

—Ken (@kenlemonWSOC9) April 19, 2023

The wanted Robert Singletary finally surrendered. He was arrested in Florida, a thousand miles from his home.

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He is also known to the courts. Last December, a case of assault and kidnapping was registered against him He hit his girlfriend with a hammer Before sorting it out for several hours.