BURKE COUNTY, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - The rider of a 4-wheeler was shot and killed after running over two people in Burke County, deputies said.
Burke County 911 received a call about 1:58 a.m. that two people have been run-over by a person riding a 4-wheeler on another person's property at 4946 Old NC 18 in Connelly Springs.
According to deputies, a third person fired multiple shots at the person on the 4-runner with one of the shots striking the rider.
The victim has been identified as 47-year-old Lawrence Ervin McGee. Authorities charged Andrew Carlos Smith, 28, of Morganton, with murder in connection to the shooting.
Smith was being held without bond at the Burke-Catawba District Confinement Facility.