23-year-old Nathaniel Lee Davis, 22-year-old Christina Jean Ledford, 18-year-old Marco Duzell Banks, and 26-year-old Timothy Jordan Heffner were all arrested by Alexander County Sheriff’s Officers. They are all charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to inflict serious injury, trafficking marijuana, and possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver controlled substance. Davis and Ledford are also charged with maintaining a vehicle or dwelling to keep controlled substance. Heffner and Banks are also charged with felony possession of schedule VI controlled substance.
At approximately 4:45 p.m. Tuesday (April 6), Alexander County Sheriff Deputies, Taylorsville Police, the North Carolina StateHighway Patrol, and Alexander County EMS responded to a residence on Taylor Ridge Road. Two men were shot, one critically, according to authorities.
One of the shooting victims sustained a life-threatening gunshot wound to the abdomen and was airlifted to a regional medical center. The second shooting victim sustained a gunshot wound to an arm, he was seen walking to an ambulance. No update on the condition of the shooting victims was available.
Ledford and Davis were placed in the Alexander County Detention Center under $235,000 secured bond apiece. Banks and Heffner were jailed in that same facility under $210,000 secured bond. No court dates were listed. The investigation was continuing.
[Story and photos courtesy of Rick Gilbert, WACB]