Police arrest suspect in Hinesville deadly shooting

Crime & Safety

HINESVILLE, Ga. (WSAV) – Hinesville Police have arrested a Ludowici man for the murder of a 17-year-old.

Officials say Tye’rique Hardy, 18, was taken into custody Thursday night for the murder of Nahiem Henderson, 17. 

More arrests are expected in the investigation.

The incident happened Wednesday evening. Officers responded to shots fired call at the Shady Oaks mobile home park on Oglethorpe Highway at 6:23 p.m.

Upon arrival, officers found EMS crews conducting life-saving measures on Henderson. Police say Henderson was shot in the head and later died from his injuries.

Authorities believe a fight may have led to the shooting.

News 3 has learned Henderson was living in Long County and attending high school there but had moved back to Hinesville.

Police say Hardy was initially detained at a mobile home located at Lake View MHP in Allenhurst Thursday around 10:30 pm. He was arrested without incident.

Hardy made a first appearance Friday morning and was denied bond.

Hinesville Police ask anyone with information regarding the shooting to call 912-368-8215.

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