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Posted on: July 21, 2022

Gaston County Police, Lowell Police and North Carolina ALE Conclude Shooting Investigation

On Sunday May 15th, 2022 around 2 a.m., Lowell Police, Gaston County Police, and several other agencies responded to a shooting call at the ICONZ Bar on Westover Street in Lowell.  One suspect was arrested at the time of the incident.  The shooting stemmed from a physical altercation in the parking lot. Several parked cars and surrounding buildings were damaged during the shooting. Approximately 50 spent bullet casings were recovered from the scene of the shooting.

Through the investigative process, the Lowell Police, Gaston County Police, and North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement were able to identify several individuals involved in the incident.  As a result of the investigation, ICONZ Bar has been closed.

Today, Thursday, July 21st, 2022, Gaston County Police and Lowell Police officers served two search warrants as well as arrest warrants.  This resulted in the arrest of Daven Dijon Durham of 1401 A West Mauney Drive in Gastonia, NC, and Antwaine Roddale Riccard of 1307 North Main Street in Lowell, NC.

Earlier this week, with the assistance of the Lincoln County Sherriff’s Office and Lincolnton Police Department, Demetrius Damar Anderson and Reginald Duncan “Dunk” Anderson of Lincolnton, NC, were both charged and arrested in connection with the ICONZ shooting.

The Lowell Police Department and Gaston County Police Department are currently looking for Lexus Monea Alexander of Gastonia, NC, in connection to the ICONZ shooting.  Ms. Alexander has outstanding warrants for her involvement in this incident.

This is an on-going investigation.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective S. Brogden at 704-866-3320 or Crimestoppers at 704-861-8000. There is no further information available at this time.

Lexus Monea Alexander (DOB 11/21/1995)

Lexus Monea Alexander

Outstanding warrants for:

  • NCGS 14-269a1 Carrying a Concealed Pistol 
  • NCGS- 14-269.3- Carrying a Concealed Weapon into an Assembly or establishment Where Alcoholic Beverages Are Sold and Consumed and Discharge of a Firearm within 500 Feet of a Dwelling


Daven Dijon Durham (01/07/1991)

Currently in the Gaston County Jail under a $75,000 bond

Daven Dijon Durham


Charged with:

  • NCGS 14-415.1 Possession of Firearm by Felon
  • NCGS 14-269a1 Carrying a Concealed Pistol 
  • NCGS- 14-269.3- Carrying a Concealed Weapon into an Assembly or establishment Where Alcoholic Beverages Are Sold and Consumed

Antwaine Roddale Riccard (DOB 04/25/1990)

Released from the Gaston County Jail on a $60,000 secured bond

Antwaine Roddale Riccard

Charged with:

  • NCGS 14-415.1 Possession of Firearm by Felon
  • NCGS 14-269a1 Carrying a Concealed Pistol

Demetrius Damar Anderson (DOB: 02/08/1997)

Currently in the Lincoln County Jail under a $900,000 secured bond

Demetrius Damar Anderson


Charged with:

  • NCGS 14-2.5 Attempted First Degree Murder
  • NCGS 14-415.1 Possession of Firearm by Felon
  • NCGS 14-160. Willful and wanton injury to personal property (2 counts)
  • NCGS 14-127. Willful and wanton injury to real property
  • NCGS 14-269- Carrying a Concealed Pistol
  • NCGS- 14-269.3- Carrying a Concealed Weapon into an Assembly or establishment Where Alcoholic Beverages Are Sold and Consumed


Reginald Duncan “Dunk” Anderson Jr. (DOB 03/29/1989)

Currently in the custody of the North Carolina Department of Corrections

Reginald Duncan Dunk Anderson Jr


Charged with:

  • NCGS 14-2.5 Attempted First Degree Murder
  • NCGS 14-415.1 Possession of Firearm by Felon
  • NCGS 14-160. Willful and wanton injury to personal property (3 counts)





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