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Report: 71-year-old fatally shoots neighbor during driveway dispute


Deputies in Caldwell County are investigating after a 71-year-old man is accused of fatally shooting his neighbor over the use of a driveway.

Danny Marlin Bowman, 67, of Kistler Lane, was pronounced dead Thursday evening from gunshot wounds, according to a news release from the Caldwell County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies responded to Kistler Lane around 5:22 p.m. in reference to reports of a shooting.

Bowman was found dead in his vehicle when deputies arrived.

Ralph Barker, 71, also of Kistler Lane, was arrested on scene and charged with murder, according to the release.

Investigators say the shooting stems from a dispute over the use of a driveway. The investigation is ongoing.

Barker is being held in the Caldwell County Detention Center without bond.

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