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A suspect in the death of two motorcyclists and the injury of a third in North Carolina has been arrested in Kentucky, a sheriff said on Tuesday.
Rockingham County Sheriff Sam Page told a news conference Tuesday afternoon that Kentucky State Police arrested Martin Calvin Cox without incident. Page was neither an age nor an address as Cox, but said he lived in the area.
BREAKING: Suspect caught in Monday’s highway 29 shooting out of Rockingham County. Suspects name is Martin Calvin Cox Jr.
Sheriff tells me he is from this area and believes it was a targeted event. Details on @myfox8 at 6 pic.twitter.com/FXO3t4h3fO
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Page said Cox had been charged with murder. He was held in the Bullitt County Jail until his return to North Carolina. The sheriff said his office worked on the case with Kentucky authorities as well as state and federal law enforcement.
The sheriff’s office said the shooting erupted on Monday at the intersection of Highway 29 in Reidsville, near North Carolina. Route 14. According to Page, investigators believe the suspect attacked the victims, but did not provide further details.
Kevin Suthard said in a press release that investigators believed the shots were fired from a double red Dodge pickup that the sheriff said was recovered.
A double rear wheel truck, often referred to as a double truck, is used by J.D. Power is described as a heavy duty pickup truck with two rear wheels on each side.
In a previous press conference, Page said victims of the gunfire had been targeted. The three victims were traveling on two motorcycles, according to the sheriff’s office. The sheriff said that, on the advice of the district attorney, the identities of the victims would not be disclosed due to concerns about the safety of the surviving victim and the families of those involved.
The drivers alerted the authorities at around 4:45 p.m. that two victims were lying along the road, Suthard said in the press release. MPs and other first responders found a third victim shortly after arriving at the scene, according to the press release. Page told the press conference that the victim who survived the shooting was treated on the spot and released.