Caldwell Co. man indicted for the murder of 2 McDonald's employees

- A Caldwell County man has been indicted for the murder of two McDonald's employees. 

Police say Eric Yount, 22, shot and killed Richelle Lail and Cody Watts at a McDonald's in Hickory last week.

Yount was indicted on two counts of murder, discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle and possession of a stolen vehicle. 

Last week, Hickory police say Yount shot and killed Lail at the McDonald's on US 321 in Hickory. He than began shooting into Watts' truck, hitting him several times. 

Watts later died at the hospital. 

Lail and Watts were both employees at McDonald's, according to investigators. 

All of the McDonald's restaurants in Caldwell, Catawba and Burke Counties are hosting a fundraiser to help raise money for their families. 

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