Man shot, killed by roommate in Hickory, police say

The name of the suspect and the victim were not immediately available.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Published: Oct. 18, 2022 at 8:10 AM EDT
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HICKORY, N.C. (WBTV) – One man is in custody after shooting his roommate Monday night in Hickory, authorities say.

According to Hickory Police, the shooting happened at 6:46 p.m. in the area of 5th Street Southeast near 8th Avenue Southeast.

Police said Shaun Duncan, 40, admitted to shooting his roommate and called law enforcement after the shooting. The victim was identified as Alejandro Ricker, 29, of Hickory and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Duncan was arrested and charged with murder.

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