Harnett County Men Arrested for First-Degree Murder in Connection with Shooting

LILLINGTON, N.C. – Two men were arrested in connection with a shooting in Harnett County that resulted in the death of two brothers in June. The Harnett County Sheriff’s Office reported that 21-year-old Caleb Xavier Henderson and 20-year-old Rasool Mubarak Husain Jr. were taken into custody on Dec. 29.

Authorities charged both men with two counts of first-degree murder, first-degree forcible burglary, robbery with a dangerous weapon, and conspiracy to robbery with a dangerous weapon. The shooting claimed the life of 22-year-old Joshua Tyler Holland and critically injured his 15-year-old brother, Quinton Jones.

According to Harnett County Sheriff Wayne Coats, the brothers’ grandparents were asleep at the time of the shooting. Both suspects were denied bond by a Harnett County judge, and their next court appearance is scheduled for Jan. 23.

The arrests were made after a thorough investigation by Harnett County authorities. The motive behind the shooting and the relationship between the suspects and the victims have not been disclosed. The community was shocked by the tragic event, and the authorities are continuing to gather evidence and information related to the case.

The loss of the two brothers has deeply impacted the Harnett County community, and the investigation into the shooting continues to unfold. The Sheriff’s Office is urging anyone with information regarding the case to come forward and assist in the ongoing investigation.

In conclusion, the arrests of the two suspects in connection with the shooting that led to the death of two brothers in Harnett County have brought some closure to the community. However, the investigation into the motive and circumstances of the shooting is ongoing. The Harnett County Sheriff’s Office is committed to seeking justice for the victims and their loved ones.