Gabriel Henderson Wiki
Gabriel Henderson Biography
Gabriel Alexis Henderson, 25, was at home with his five children when she was shot and killed around 6:55 p.m. in Cornelius on Monday night.
Police came to the scene to the shooting reports and arrived to find Henderson dead in a back room of her apartment, with a small semiautomatic pistol on the bed next to her.
Her youngest son was also shot “inadvertently” but was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said.
Henderson and her five children were inside the apartment (complex above) when she was fatally shot, detective determined
According to detectives, the only people inside the apartment at the time of the shooting were Henderson and his five children.
Four of the minors were in the room when the gun was fired, while the fifth, Henderson’s oldest, was in the room away from the others.
Police believe the children found the semiautomatic pistol in Henderson’s purse and the gun went off.
It is currently unclear what caused the gun to go off, but Henderson’s youngest son was also shot “inadvertently.”
Police have not released the names or ages of the children.
The youngest was taken to Charlotte Atrium Main Medical Center and is expected to recover from his injuries.
Henderson, meanwhile, was pronounced dead at the scene.
A GoFundMe campaign was created in honor of Henderson to raise funds for funeral costs and financial support for his children.
Speaking to WSCOTV, Neighbors described Henderson as a caring mother who will be deeply missed in the local community.
“She was amazing, she helped everyone. She helped me a lot because I have children, so she always took care of my children when she needed her when she was working, ”said one resident.
“She was really a good mom. She worked so hard to be the best that she could be. ”
A GoFundMe campaign has been created in honor of Henderson to raise funds for funeral costs and financial support for her children.
“On February 15, 2021, Gabby lost her life leaving 5 young children,” says the campaign. “On behalf of Gabby’s family, her closest friends, and the entire family, we are grateful for the love, prayers and support that have been poured out over the past few days and certainly in the days ahead.”
As of Wednesday, GoFundMe has raised $ 2,390 towards its goal of $ 10,000.