Neighbors shocked after two deadly shootings

- Police report when they arrived at Lantana Avenue on Saturday they found 27-year-old Melvin Ashby shot to death.

Authorities say they were called to the same house concerning a domestic disturbance involving Ashby the day before.

Police identified Jose Carlos Cruz as the subject in the shooting. Cruz was interviewed at police headquarters on the night of the shooting then released, according to police.

Detectives say the two men were in an argument that led to the shooting. The case will be presented to the District Attorney's Office regarding any charges.

Just two hours later CMPD responded to another deadly shooting.

According to police, 37-year-old Judith Causey, was shot and killed and Gerald Kidd, who neighbors say was her boyfriend, was also shot.

He is listed in critical but stable condition at Carolinas Medical Center.

Police say 50-year old Kevin Connor was the woman's ex and shot the couple before fatally turning the gun on himself.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call crime stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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