CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. — The Catawba County Sheriffs are looking for a person in connection to a homicide in Catawba County after someone died from gunshots wounds Tuesday afternoon, the Catawba County Sheriff's Office reports.
According to deputies, the shooting happened at around 1:40 p.m. at a home on Hopewell Church Rd in Sherrills Ford.
The sheriff's office said when deputies arrived they discovered 56-year-old Shaun Michael Loughrey dead inside his residence. It appears that Loughery died after suffering one or more gunshot wounds, officials said.
Deputies are looking for 33-year-old Joe Henry Furr of Mooresville.
A homicide investigation is underway. The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) has been requested to assist Sheriff’s Investigators.
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