Man charged in deadly shooting outside Shelby bar

No arrests after man shot near bar

SHELBY, N.C. (WBTV) - A man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of a man that happened outside a bar in Shelby early Sunday morning.

Joshua Lewis McSwain, 27, was found suffering multiple gunshot wounds in front of the Golden Boys Bar off of E. Marion Street. McSwain was transported to the hospital where he would later succumb to his injuries.

Gavonne Antonio Craig, 43, was arrested in McSwain’s killing Wednesday. He is being held at the Cleveland County Jail.

Anyone with additional information regarding this case is asked to contact the Shelby Police Department or Cleveland County Crime Stoppers at 704-481-TIPS.

Craig is expected in court Thursday. A motive was not released.

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