Daniels WANTED For Murder

Date/Time of Offense: Tuesday, June 8, 2021.


Offense(s)/Charge(s): HOMICIDE


Location of Incident: 1309 Williams Road, Statesville.


Suspect(s): TYRELL DANTAYE DANIELS aka “Lil Buckey”

                   Black Male, 31 Years Old

                   5’7” 148 pounds.


Sheriff Darren Campbell: The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for TYRELL DANTAYE DANILES. He is entered as “Wanted” for one count of Murder.


The warrant stems from an early morning shooting which occurred on Williams Road, near west Statesville.


Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Investigators and Crime Scene Investigators were called to the scene and then a secondary scene at Iredell Memorial Hospital shortly after 3:00 am this morning. One victim was confirmed deceased at the hospital. We are not releasing the victim’s name at this point in the investigation.


Based on information received through the investigation, Homicide Investigators were able to receive the arrest warrant for Tyrell Dantaye Daniels.


Daniels has a criminal history which contains convictions for: Misdemeanor Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Second Degree Trespassing, Felony First Degree Burglary, Felony Attempted Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon, Felony Possession of a Stolen Firearm, Felony Assault with a Dangerous Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury, Three Counts of Misdemeanor Communicating Threats, Felony Failure to Appear on a Felony Charge, and Two Counts of Misdemeanor Assault.


Daniels has made threats against law enforcement officers in the past. If any knows where Tyrell Dantaye Daniels can be located, please call 911 or the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office at 704-878-3100. Daniels should be considered armed and dangerous.


Author: Heather Gessler