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LINCOLNTON, N.C. -- An argument between two brothers escalated into gun shots leaving one brother dead Thursday.

Jeffery Dwayne Anders, 44, and Rickey Dwayne Anders, 41, got into an argument at a Broad River Lane home around 5:30 p.m.

Rickey Anders was shot by his brother in the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

Jeffery Dwayne Anders is charged with second degree murder and is in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center under a $750,000 secured bond.

It is the first murder in Lincoln County for 2014.

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