Danville, Va. (WDBJ) – The suspect in a deadly shooting at a Danville mall Saturday night has been arrested in North Carolina.
Danville Police say Christian Pinckney was arrested without incident Tuesday morning in Burlington. He will be held in the Alamance County, N.C. Jail pending extradition to Virginia to stand trial.
Pinckney is charged with second-degree murder, malicious discharge of a firearm into a public building, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm after conviction of a felony.
Pinckney is accused of shooting and killing Tyshys Dashan King, 26, a customer at the mall at Hibbett Sports Store.
Danville Police, the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, the Greensboro (NC) Police Department, the Eden (NC) Police Department, the Burlington (NC) Police Department, the Virginia State Police and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms were involved in the search for Pinckney. Explosives (ATF).
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