Highland deputies have arrested a Highland man after another Highland man was found shot dead late Monday on Hillview Street.   

At 11:27 p.m. Sept. 10, deputies from the Highland Police Department responded to an apartment in the 26800 block of Hillview Street following the report of a shooting, according to a press release.

“Upon arrival, deputies located the victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound,” the release says. “Emergency medical personnel responded to the location and transported the victim to a local area hospital.

The victim, 26-year-old Michael Spinks, was pronounced dead at the hospital at approximately 12:05 am.

The Specialized Investigations Division, Homicide Detail identified a, 24-year-old Lonnie Cover, who had been with Spinks at his residence before the shooting. Cover was arrested, and booked into the Central Detention Center for PC 187 Murder. 

Updates will be provided as additional information becomes available. 

Anyone with information related to this investigation is urged to contact the Specialized Investigations Division-Homicide Detail, Detective James Williams at (909)387-3589. Callers can remain anonymous and contact We-Tip at (800)78-CRIME or www.wetip.com

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