Police have arrested the suspect in a shooting at a North Carolina community college that left one person dead in what may have been a hate crime.
Kenneth Morgan Stancil III, 20, was found sleeping on a beach by Florida police and arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of Ron Lane, the 18-year-old manager of a print shop in Wayne County Community College's Wayne Learning Center in Goldsboro, N.C.
The kid got up and went to work that day, then he was executed with a single rifle shot. The poor family.
Police say Stancil was found sleeping on the beach in Daytona shortly before 1:30 a.m. and taken into custody. He reportedly had a knife with him at the time of arrest.
Stancil once worked for Lane and reportedly was fired. But according to WNCN:
During a press conference Tuesday morning, Sgt. Jeremy Sutton said investigators would focus and determine whether Ron Lane's death was the result of a hate crime. Lane's relatives say people "knew he was homosexual," but was "very professional at work."
Sutton said Kenneth Stancil III had a calculated plan and he carried out that plan when he shot and killed Lane on Monday near the library on campus.
Whether Lane was killed over the firing, being gay, both, or something else entirely, one thing we know for sure: A combination of hatred, anger and firearms got the job done.
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