NEWTON, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - A 19-year-old is dead after being found shot inside his home Friday in Catawba County.
Deputies were called just after 2 p.m. to Ball Park Road in Newton in reference to a dead body that had been discovered inside a house.
Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid tells FOX 46 Charlotte that a man who had shown up to mow the lawn saw a window smashed and a dead body on a reclining chair.
Catawba Co. Sheriff tells me a man showed up to mow the lawn at this house and saw a window smashed and a dead body on a reclining chair. pic.twitter.com/JCwxhNnLpp— David Sentendrey (@DavidFox46) September 29, 2017
The case is being treated as a homicide. The man's identity has not yet been released.