One dead in overnight Catawba County shooting; man in custody
Police have not yet released the victim’s name.
HICKORY, N.C. (WBTV) - One man is dead and another is in custody after a shooting late Sunday night in Catawba County, authorities said
According to the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office, the shooting happened on 14th Avenue Southwest in Hickory, right off Interstate 40, just after 10 p.m. Sunday.
Responding deputies said they found a man shot to death at the location. He was identified as 43-year-old Christopher Woods.
Investigators said Az Thor was a suspect in the shooting. Deputies and Hickory Police found and arrested him about four miles from the scene of the shooting at an area car dealership, according to law enforcement.
Thor is charged with murder and is being held with no bond. He has a first appearance in Catawba County District Court on Monday.
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