Polk captures fugitive wanted in home invasion

Published 9:17 pm Wednesday, November 11, 2015

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office located a fugitive this week wanted in connection with a home invasion involving a shooting in Roebuck, S.C.

On Nov. 9, Polk officers received information concerning the location of the fugitive, who was operating a black Nissan truck in Saluda.

David Alan Hackelburg, 33, of Conover, was taken into custody by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

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The Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged Hackelburg with driving with a revoked license, possession of an open container in a vehicle, resisting a public officer and being a fugitive from justice concerning his charges out of Spartanburg County, according to sheriff reports.

Hackelburg and Shannon Niles Phillips, 34, of Spartanburg, are now both in custody with both facing charges of two counts of attempted murder, first-degree burglary, armed robbery and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime, according to the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office.

The shooting in Roebuck occurred Sunday afternoon on McAbee Road where two people inside the home were injured. One of the victims suffered gunshot wounds and both victims were taken to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, according to the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office.

Phillips was arrested on Sunday and confessed to his involvement in the home invasion and named Hackelburg as the other person involved, according to police reports. Phillips was also injured during the home invasion and was treated at the hospital prior to his arrest.