Rowan Sheriff’s Office investigating homicide on Old Beatty Ford Rd.
ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - Investigators with the Rowan Sheriff’s Office are conducting a death investigation that involves a 23-year-old who was killed at a location on Old Beatty Ford Road.
According to the report, on Sunday, May 28, 2023, at approximately 8:22 pm, deputies with the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office responded to 10616 Old Beatty Ford Road in reference to a gunshot victim.
Upon arrival, deputies located Matthew Tyler King lying on the floor, suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound from a shotgun. Shortly thereafter, King was pronounced deceased by fire and medical personnel.
The preliminary investigation revealed that the gunshot wound was not self-inflicted, and the suspect was on scene when the deputies arrived. No charges have been filed at this time and the investigation is ongoing.
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