Victim identified in Catawba County homicide

The victim, Justin Tyler Smith, was 19-year-old.

CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. --The Catawba County Sheriff's Office is conducting a homicide investigation after a man was shot and killed while sitting in a home.

The shooting happened at 3552 Ballpark Road on Friday afternoon.

According to the Sheriff's Office the victim, Justin Tyler Smith, was 19-year-old. He was sitting in his recliner when a bullet came through the window.

"We don't have any suspects at this time. Investigators are starting from scratch," said Sheriff Coy Reid. 

NBC Charlotte has a crew at the scene. Stick with wcnc.com for updates.

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