HICKORY, NC - A man who was seriously injured following a shooting at a Hickory McDonald's has died in the hospital.
The Hickory Police Department said Cody Williams Watts, 28, was shot in his vehicle just before 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 2 at a McDonald's off of Hwy 321.
A woman, identified as Richelle Scott Lail, 22, died on scene. She was found lying on the ground suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.
Police tell FOX46 an altercation happened outside of the restaurant. Police believe the incident occurred due to a domestic dispute.
Watts was taken to the hospital Wednesday in critical condition, where he later passed away on March 4.
Police say Eric Terril Yount, 22, has been charged with first-degree murder in reference to the death of Lail. The investigation into the incident continues and investigators will be working with the District Attorney's Office to determine what further charges Yount will face.
Anyone who has further information is asked to contact the Hickory Police Department at 328-5551.