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8/12/2021 9:55:00 PM

Wayne Howard

Two Hickory men were sentenced Thursday (Aug. 12th) to at least 60 years in prison after accepting a plea bargain agreement in connection with the murders of three people and shooting another who survived outside J. McCroskey's Irish Pub & Grill in April 2017.

Greydon Keith Hansen and Dontray Tyrell Cumberlander, both 28 and both of 18th Street Place NW in Hickory, pled guilty to three counts of second-degree murder, along with single counts of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and discharging a weapon into an occupied vehicle.

Hansen and Cumberland got into an argument with five people in the parking lot adjacent to the pub, then began shooting at them while they were inside a car. All been patrons at the pub prior to the shooting.

Justin Aiken and Cody Bouphavong, both 21, died at the scene. Cole Ervin, 20, was treated and released for gunshot wounds at Frye Regional Medical Center. 21-year-old Quajuae Alexus Kennedy was taken to Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem where she died. The driver of the vehicle was not injured.

Long View Police stopped the suspects' vehicle in the 2200 Block of 1st Avenue SW following the shooting. Hickory Police then arrested the two; they have been jailed in the Catawba County Detention Center until Thursday's day in court.

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