19-year-old shot, killed inside home in Newton, NC

- 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. 

The case is being treated as a homicide. The man's identity has not yet been released.

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