Four arrested after man fatally shot during breaking and entering in Cramerton

Man charged in Cramerton homicide

CRAMERTON, N.C. (WBTV) - Four people have been arrested after a person died in a shooting during a breaking and entering in Cramerton Monday morning.

Brenton Edward McCaskill, from Clover, was shot and killed at a home on Fifteenth Avenue

Jonathan Elijah Jones and Ramon Luis Lopex Jr. have been charged with first-degree murder, first-degree burglary and felony conspiracy. They are both in the Gaston County Jail with their bond on hold.

Tyler Andrew Reno and Tyler Nathaniel Justice Leonhardt have been charged with accessory to murder after the fact. They are in the Gaston County Jail until a $500,000 bond.

Police said they responded to a possible breaking and entering in progress in the 400 block of Fifteenth Street in Cramerton just before 6 a.m. Monday.

Police found a person who had been shot. That person , who was identified as McCaskill, was taken to the hospital where he died, according to police.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Cramerton Police Department Captain N. Jones at 704-824-7964 or Gaston County Police Detective B. Dalton at 704-866-3320.

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