On Tuesday morning, December 26, at 12:55 a.m., Henderson Police officers responded with Emergency Medical Services personnel to the International Platinum Palace located at 261 Satterwhite Point Road.
The emergency responders were dispatched to this location to investigate a report that there was gunfire at the business, and that someone had been shot. Officers arrived to find a large crowd on hand. However, there was no gunshot wound victim found at the scene.
Officers soon learned that Tyrone Yancey, 25, and Darnell Hayes, 29, both of Henderson, had each been shot while previously on the premises of the business, and had been taken away from the scene in privately owned vehicles. Both victims were soon found at Maria Parham Medical Center’s Emergency Department receiving treatment for gunshot wounds.