Victim ID’d in fatal South Bedford shooting, fourth suspect arrested

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EVANSVILLE, Ind (WEHT) – The Vanderburgh County Coroner has identified the victim in the South Bedford shooting as Timothy Adams, 28, of Evansville. The coroner says an autopsy shows Adams died from a gunshot wound to the torso.

Evansville Police announced ‘Biker’ Cox was arrested in connection to the shooting early Tuesday morning. EPD said Cox is in custody in Henderson.

The arrest comes three days after the shooting. Police say Cox has made statements about not going to prison and was considered armed and dangerous.

Three men were arrested days before Cox in connection with the shooting. Kingston O Southard, 22, Dayvon Shavoia Lang, 24, and Zaelin Da’Khane Fox, 18, were arrested Sunday.

Bedford Ave shooting suspects
Kingston O Southard, 22, of Evansville, Dayvon Shavoia Lang, 24, of Evansville, and Zaelin Da’Khane Fox, 18, of Evansville, all face charges of burglary causing death, obstruction of justice, criminal organization activity.

Detectives say the five planned a robbery at a South Bedford home. Court documents show “Biker” claims he accidentally shot Adams because they went separate ways once inside the house, and he did not realize it was the victim when he came around the corner.

(This story was originally published on April 5, 2021)

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