Man arrested, charged in connection to Caldwell County murder

Officials are conducting a murder investigation in Caldwell Co.

CALDWELL COUNTY, NC (WBTV ) - Authorities arrested a man in connection to a murder in Caldwell County Saturday afternoon.

According to the Caldwell County Sheriff's Office, Michael Vincent Osborne is charged with murder and possession of firearm by a felon.

Osborne is charged in connection to a fatal shooting that happened on Monday.

The shooting happened in the 3800 block of Grace Terrace Drive in Granite Falls.

According to officials, a man showed up at a house next door to him with a gunshot wound. Officials say a person inside the home called 911.

The victim, later identified as 34-year-old Edgar Medoza Picaco, died from injuries sustained during the shooting.

A white Lexus was reportedly seen around the time of the shooting.

Officials say this is not Osborne's first brush with the law, as he has been arrested on drug trafficking charges in the past.

Osborne is jailed without bond.

This is an ongoing investigation and no further information has been released.

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