“Victim Identified in North Carolina Shooting, Suspect Still at Large”

By | July 19, 2023



North Carolina police are searching for a murder suspect who also shot a woman multiple times. The incident occurred in Forest City, Rutherford County, on July 13. The victim, Brandon Gerard Holland, was pronounced dead at the scene, while the woman, identified as Haley Elizabeth Davis, was airlifted to Spartanburg Regional Hospital and is expected to recover from her injuries.

Investigators have linked this homicide to another shooting incident that took place on July 12 on Chase High Road. In this incident, a house was repeatedly hit by gunfire, but fortunately, no one was home at the time and there were no injuries reported.

The Forest City Police Department released a photo of the suspect’s vehicle, a gray four-door Ford Fusion, which was used to flee the scene after the shooting. The suspect, described as dressed in dark clothing, arrived at the scene on foot and then fled towards Hill Street.

Authorities are actively pursuing investigative leads and are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect(s) involved in these two violent shootings. They have urged anyone with information to contact the Forest City Police Department or the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office. Tips can also be submitted through the Forest City Police mobile app or by calling Rutherford County Crime Stoppers.

This incident has shocked the community, and residents are urged to stay vigilant and report any suspicious activities to the police. The search for the suspect is ongoing, and the police are determined to bring them to justice.

Cases like these highlight the importance of community cooperation in solving crimes and ensuring the safety of neighborhoods. By working together and sharing information, law enforcement and the public can work towards creating a safer environment for everyone..