In the murders of Henry and Ginger Wallace, officials have arrested Hugh Hootman. The 75-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in connection to the above case. According to the cops, a retired couple was shot and killed Saturday afternoon, December 3, 2022, at the Cedar Pointe Condominiums off East Ocean Boulevard. The news was shared by the police department on Sunday, Dec 4. Here, in this article, check out what happened and why Hootman killed the duo. Read the complete article to get all the latest details about the case.
Man Shot Dead Henry and Ginger Wallace At The Cedar Pointe Condominium
As per reports, Hugh Hootman is accused of murdering Henry and Ginger Wallace. Both individuals were 81 at the time of their killing. In connection to their killing, police have charged Hootman with first-degree murder. It is reported that the man shot the duo in the chest just outside their apartment which resulted in their tragic deaths. Talking about the fatal shooting, Martin County Sheriff William Snyder said that they got the call at around 3:18 PM and that at that time, they were quite close to the apartment where the incident took place. It was said that they were getting ready to go out to the Hove Sound Parade for security.
Adding further William Snyder said that the deceased man Ginger was the building’s HOA president. They stated that it looks like the shooter and Ginger knew each other and before the latter was murdered, they even had some disagreement over HOA issues that eventually lead Hootman to shoot her to death. Taking to Facebook, Martin County Sheriff’s Office shared a post in which they wrote that they have charged Hugh Hootman, 75, with two counts of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of his neighbors including 81-year-old Ginger Wallace and her 81-year-husband Henry Wallace.
According to reports, Hugh Hootman shot the couple to death on Saturday afternoon at the Cedar Pointe Condominium Complex. The incident happened following a dispute at the center of the killings. Although the exact motive behind the shooting has not come to the front as the investigation into the case seems to be ongoing, it is said that it was because of the argument that turned deadly and ended up with two people losing their respective lives. Currently, Hootman was being held at the Martin County Jail without bail. Follow Social Telecast for more such updates and the latest news happening across the world. Stay tuned with us for more updates.