Ty Reik McCullough, also known as Tyreese McCullough, is a 17-year-old from Tuskegee, Alabama.
He and his younger brother, Travis McCullough, were arrested and charged with four counts of reckless murder.
The two were arrested and charged in connection with a deadly shooting at a Sweet 16 birthday party in Dadeville, Alabama.
Four young people were killed and 32 others were injured in the shooting; Ty Reik and Travis were charged as adults.
The deceased victims of the shooting were Marsiah Emmanuel Siah Collins (19), Corbin Dahmontery Holston (23), Shaunivia Nicole “KeKe” Smith (17) and the birthday girl’s brother, Phil Dowdell (18).
Parents of the shooting victims noted that they were all “respectful” children uninvolved in criminality or gang activity.
A majority of the victims went to Dadeville high school. Four of the injured survivors are currently still in hospital in critical condition.
District Attorney Mike Segrest discussed the traumatic impact of the attack on the survivors, telling NBC reporters;
“There’s an uncut cake and unburnt 16 candles that never got lit. Lexi’s brother was one of the victims
”On her 16th birthday party, she knelt by her brother as he took his last breath. That’s what we’re dealing with.”
There is no additional information available about Ty Reik beyond his involvement in the shooting.
MUGSHOTS of Dadeville Suspects
Travis McCullough – 16 y/o
Tyreese “Ty Reik” McCullough – 17 y/o
Wilson LaMar Hill Jr. – 20 y/o
Charged with 4 counts of Reckless Murder in connection to the mass shooting at a Sweet 16 party in Dadeville
REMEMBER – More arrests are excpected… pic.twitter.com/42hSboZta7
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What did Ty Reik McCullough do?
Ty Reik was one of the two teen brothers who opened fire at a Sweet 16 birthday party in Dadeville, Alabama.
He was arrested along with his brother Travis McCullough and another suspect, Wilson LaMar Jr., who was arrested shortly after the two brothers were nabbed.
All three suspects have been charged with four counts of reckless murder.
The case remains under investigation, and officials have not yet revealed the motive behind the shootings.
What happened in the Dadeville Alabama Sweet 16 shooting?
During a Sweet 16 birthday party in Dadeville, Alabama on April 12, 2023, a mass shooting occurred, killing four people and injuring 32 other.
The shooting took place at a dance studio where attendees were enjoying the party.
The victims included high school seniors and two young men.
The shooting was carried out by two teen brothers, Ty Reik and Travis who were arrested along with another suspect.
The suspects have been charged with four counts of reckless murder.
According to court testimony, nearly 90 shell casings were found on the floor of the dance studio where the shooting took place.