Man, 19, Charged In Spring Lake Park Motel Shooting

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Police are searching for a suspect who they believe is responsible for the shooting at a Spring Lake Park hotel last week, according to court documents filed on Wednesday in Anoka County Court.

Pierre Tyshuan Henderson, 19 of Brooklyn Park, was charged with two counts of aiding and abetting first-degree attempted murder, aiding and abetting first-degree assault and aiding and abetting second-degree assault in connection with the incident.

Authorities were called to the Hi Way House Motel on County Road 10 in Spring Lake Park last Friday afternoon on a report of shots fired. When officers arrived, they entered a room at the motel and found a man later identified as 20-year-old Marcus Hallmark on the floor. He had suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen, according to a criminal complaint.

A 19-year-old woman and 20-year-old man were also inside the room at the time of the shooting, the complaint states. The woman told police she thought the men who entered the room were friends of Henderson, her ex-boyfriend.

Three men entered the room, one with a gun, and were prepared to shoot Hallmark because Henderson was upset with the female over their relationship and they had had arguments about it, according to the complaint.

When the men entered the room, the woman ran to the bathroom for safety. Shots rang out, then the men opened the bathroom door and shot at her before fleeing the scene. The woman later told police that Henderson was one of the three men who went into the room during the shooting, but that his younger brother was the man with a gun who did the shooting, according to the complaint.

The shooting victim later told police it was Henderson who told the man with the gun to shoot him and the female, according to the complaint.

Henderson is currently at large and anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office at (763) 427-1212.

  • Kevin

    Aint diversity grand?

    • Jesus Saves

      Yes it is. Praise me from whom all blessings flow!

    • the mom

      smooth talking black men from other countries are even worse. they’ll use you, lie to you, take all your money, dignity and pride, they’ll do anything they please b/c they know the police won’t touch them with a ten foot pole and have sex with anything that obliges them or they’ll buy sex. heaven forbid they work to better their families. they make lots of families. oh! that’s right, they can b/c they know that a taxpayer will provide for all those children. Oh! but if they’re in public with their child, can they put on the dog. then they are such wonderful dads and providers. young, pretty American girls beware. Do not fall into this trap.

  • Jake

    Crooklyn Park. Again. Figures….

  • Sam I am

    But they were just turning their life around.

    Too bad they missed.

  • Botanist

    It’s silly to judge an entire race of people based on the actions of a very few

    • Kevin

      Wow….watch the news sometime…a few?????? Really? A few every day…

      • bill

        You get your information on race and crime from the news?

    • Hello!


    • tina

      Black men make up less than 4% of the population in Minnesota.

      Yet black men commit over 50% of violent crime in the State (most of which happen in the Twin Cities).

      So if I handed you 100 apples and 100 pears, only 4 apples go rotten but they take 50 pears with them.

      See how numbers don’t lie……..

      • Justice4All

        That’s because of our racist judicial system. Long live Eldridge Cleaver…Mr. Soul on Ice!

    • me

      Yeah! We can’t let a few MILLION bad apples ruin it for the rest of them.

  • tina

    Actions of a “very few”? Were you aware that there are more black men in prison than there are black men with a high school diploma?

    • bill

      What are you arguing here? Do you have any knowledge of the American prison system?

    • Botanist

      same with whites

  • LaQuanda Jefferson

    Monique…..don’t you worry gurl…..if he go to prizin, you will find another “baby daddy” soon enough!!

    • Monique Williams

      Not gonna happen

      • LaWanda Clovis

        Ahhh….I iz sorry Monique…….let me guess, those racist judges forced you to git your tubes tied so you can’t have any more Welfaya Checks (opps….I mean babies). I’m sorry, gurl…..

        • Justice4All

          Is that you, Sven?

        • em0886


  • bill

    It’s pretty messed up that people are getting hard-ons over the opportunity to spew some racist BS and not say ANYTHING about what a horrifying case of domestic violence this is.

    • tina

      Racist BS? Go look up the number of murders this year in Minneapolis, and what race are the majority of the perpetrators? Then come back to me and call me a racist.

      I can tell you one thing. There has only been one murder in Spring Lake Park this year, and guess what color the murderer was? Oh, wait….all you have to do is scroll up.

      • tina

        Ooops. My bad.

        The victim in this case didn’t die. But if the offender had his way (and knew how to aim a gun) there would have been two murders in Spring Lake Park this year. The guy who got shot and the woman who “almost” got shot.

      • Jake

        Murders are UP in Crooklyn Park this year as well, though I must admit some freaky white guy shot a couple this year, but that’s kind of rare…

      • bill

        Well, I am already familiar with that information, and you’re still racist. And incapable of critical thought, apparently.

        • tina

          So what is your point then?

          • tina

            Here is an example of critical thinking: If there are 18 murders in a city during one given year, and of the 18, 17 of them were committed by black men, then I can deduce that that 94% of the murders committed in this city were at the hands of black men. (17 divided by 18=.9444).

            Here is bill’s example of critical thinking: if there are 18 murders in a city during one given year, and of the 18, 17 of them were committed by black men, then bill can deduce that 94% of people in Minnesota are racist, because 17 divided by 18= racism.

            Sorry, buddy, but your logic doesn’t work.

            • bill

              Oh, you’re funny.

              Simple division does not equal critical thinking, and neither do poorly worded analogies involving apples. Did you get your apple statistics from the UCR or the NCVS? Did you consider the role of social class, education, the way that education is funded in the United States, housing covenants, or the way that the prison system is set up in the US? Nobody denies that young black men commit a disproportionate amount of violent crime. But you’re still. Not. Thinking. Critically.

              • tina

                So basically, bill, what you are saying is that black people have absolutely so chance to be successful in life because of the “racist” institution that is the United States of America.

                Um…have you ever heard of Oprah Winfrey? Bill Cosby? Eddie Murphy? The majority of professional black athletes? They didn’t become successful in life by blaming the “white guy”. They became successful by working hard, attaining an education, and working their butts off. They didn’t attain their success by doing what Pierre Tyshuan Henderson did….becoming an accessory to attempted murder in a trashy motel room in Spring Lake Park. And guess where Pierre Tyshuan Henderson will be spending the rest of his life? In a prison.

                See, bill, people have CHOICES. When they make bad ones, this is the result. Blaming “Whitey” never worked for anyone.

                • bill

                  You’re putting words in my mouth. Do you see any middle ground between personal agency and societal forces? Do you really think it’s all about making the right choices?

                • Justice4All

                  Based on her posts here and in other articles, it has been determined that Tina is a racist. She has single handedly taken it upon herself to demonize the black man. She is an angry woman as her dreams for a white utopia have not yet been realized. Alas, she should not be hated, only pitied as she knows not what she does.

              • tom

                Hey Bill, STFU you POS liberal

                • Back at you

                  Hey Tom, I guess that makes you a POS conservative

          • bill

            My point is that people see a photo of a black man (any black man, for any reason–you can’t deny it if you read comments on this site regularly) and make racist comments. It’s doubly disturbing when it comes to this article, because as I previously stated, this is a horrifying case of domestic violence, which kills an appalling number of people from all racial backgrounds every year.

            To clarify, I wouldn’t say that your comments on this article, taken without context, are racist. But I’ve seen your comments on this site before, and you seem to revel so much in saying racist things that I don’t know why you’d even challenge me on that.

        • just sayin

          Racism is hating an entire race.
          Not commenting that blacks commit most crimes… that would be stereotyping.

          Just have to point out your lack of education.

          • bill

            I clearly stated that Tina’s statement on this story, taken alone, are not racist. You shouldn’t accuse people of lacking education when you lack reading comprehension skills.

  • DumDum

    too bad they all didn’t have guns and everyone died….i’ll bet he had an ebt card on him at his booking too

    • Guns4ever

      He didn’t have an EBT card but he did reportedly have an NRA card.

      • Dave's Not Here

        They don’t give NRA memberships to people like Tyshuan…

  • tracy

    forreal though.. i hope the cops find him cause hes talking about killing himself on fb.. who does that. idiot

    • March

      If that is the case, I hope they take their time in looking.

  • Melissa

    And the majority of meth addicts are white rural folk. And the majority of pedophiles are whie males. And the majority of suicides are white married mormon women. And the majority of…….. There are trends in any given population of people. You call someone a dog long enough, they’ll start to believe you and start acting like a dog. We live in a broken world full of broken people, but lets focus on all the amazing things that black men do, that whte rural folk do, that white men do, that white married momon women do….otherwise we are just adding to all the brokeness.

    • Dave's Not Here

      Amazing things that black men do? And what would that trend be, pray tell?

      • Melissa

        How about the group of black men that walk the innercity streets and ride buses at night to watch for trouble. I don’t remember the name of the group, but they are ready to intervene when trouble starts regardless of what harm may come to them. Martin Luther King, Jr. who through peaceful protest, inspired and change the nation for the better. All the black pastors who organize citywide outreach for families who are struggling. Black teachers who educate and encourage inner city kids to make and attain their goals. Black business men who open businesses in the ghetto just so they can try to build a better neighborhood. Black legislatures who advocate for the needs of their community so they aren’t forgotten. But, you won’t hear about them in the news. Black fathers, who although may be less in number than their counterpart, are going against the trend of their culture and parenting their children. I’ll get back to you when I think of more if you think it’s necessary.

        • sam

          lot of good this is doing.

          this just proves my point that even with all this prayer, advocates, special programs, outreaches, etc etc, – it is not going to solve the problem.

          thugs will be thugs will be thugs and I hope they all do themselves in, and quit harming others in the meantime

        • Dave's Not Here

          What does this statement mean?

          “Black legislatures who advocate for the needs of their community so they aren’t forgotten.”

          Also, Melissa, I believe you’re referring to a group of men, not a group of black men, specifically.

          You should get back to me when you think of more, because it’s necessary.

      • The Crux Of The Biscuit

        They have a phenomenal ability to reproduce. And they can jump really high, ahh…let’s see…ah…they can run really fast and are really good at Keep’n real and dodging responsibility.

    • sam

      it’s a little hard to stay focused on the “good stuff” when it seems like every day this past couple of weeks we have been seeing headlines about more vandalism and shootings, killings, etc etc. being committed by black males. These people have had the same chances in life to better themselves and they chose not to. they think the laws don’t apply to them. There has been so much money, special opportunities, welfare, reverse discrimination in colleges, grants, jobs, etc., to give minorities a helping hand, and these thugs chose not to take advantage. I hope they all do each other in.

      • melissa

        @Sam, well, when there’s news article about another pedophile or child porn bust, the comments aren’t: “typical white male, so dispicable”.

        • Don't diss him

          I’m sure your black boyfriend treats you real good Melissa! LOL

          • Melissa

            @ Don’t diss him; I don’t have a boyfriend, I have a husband. His skin color is irrelevant. I guess I just like to look at the good that people do sometimes and not the bad. To all those that have made it their life mission to make a positive impact and influence on their community; good job! Some people recognize and see the good things you are trying to accomplish.

        • Dave's Not Here

          Predictable maybe, but not typical.

          Melissa, you are confused.

  • baby panther

    Heyba manba, itz cold here in Minnasotaba! Gud thing the welfareba is gud!

  • Sam

    Brooklyn park the thugs live in Brooklyn park.

  • Samo Samo

    Ahhhh another wornderful story involving some of the sht stain on the underware of America….

  • Snow White

    Go figure ! This is tragic that these young people have the social skills of wild animals .
    Why is it that if someone doesn’t like someone or something they feel the need to use guns to solve the issue .

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