Shocking Details Revealed in Hedingham Mass Shooting Warrants

Raleigh, North Carolina – Newly released warrants provide insight into the actions of a 15-year-old boy involved in the tragic Hedingham mass shooting. The incident occurred on October 13, 2022, resulting in the death of five individuals, including the suspect’s brother.

According to the warrants, the suspect, Austin Thompson, was found to have searched for “active shooter NC” on his phone during the shooting. Additionally, he used his phone to plan his escape route during the crime spree.

Evidence recovered at Thompson’s home included a note confessing to the murder of his 16-year-old brother through shooting and stabbing. The warrants also revealed a significant arsenal of weapons and ammunition at the residence, leading to charges against Thompson’s father for improper firearm storage.

Thompson is currently awaiting trial as an adult, with proceedings expected to take place in the fall of 2025. The case continues to progress through the legal system, shedding light on the tragic events that unfolded in the Raleigh neighborhood that fateful day.

Bodycam footage released by the Raleigh Police Department captured the standoff and arrest of Thompson, the alleged perpetrator of the Hedingham mass shooting. The suspect was armed with a shotgun, handgun, and hunting knife during the incident, highlighting the severity of the situation.

911 operators detailed the influx of emergency calls during the mass shooting, indicating the chaos and urgency surrounding the tragic event. Wake County dispatch operators worked tirelessly to respond to reports of the shooting, emphasizing the abnormality and gravity of the situation.

The aftermath of the Hedingham mass shooting continues to unfold, with legal proceedings and investigations providing further insight into the events of that tragic day in Raleigh. The community remains in mourning as they seek justice and understanding in the wake of such a devastating loss.