CONOVER, N.C. — One person is dead and another was seriously hurt in an early morning shooting in Conover, according to the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies said they responded after 2:45 a.m. to 30th Street NE for a breaking or entering in progress.
When they arrived, deputies told Channel 9′s Dave Faherty they saw signs that a person forced entry into the home and found two people shot.
Breaking Catawba County- on the scene of a double shooting where a mother is dead and a daughter has life threatening injuries. Deputies say they came to the home along 30th St NE because of a breakin. I’ll have a live report on eyewitness news this morning at 7 and 730am pic.twitter.com/7rbRhTSBWz
— Dave Faherty (@FahertyWSOC9) June 19, 2022
One of the people died at the scene and the other person was taken to the hospital in critical condition, according to the sheriff’s office.
Channel 9 learned it was a mother and daughter who were shot at the home near St. Stephens Elementary School. The mother is dead and the daughter has been taken by helicopter to a hospital in Charlotte for treatment.
A man was taken into custody and charges are pending, deputies said.
One deputy told Channel 9 the shooting was a domestic situation.
Channel 9 learned deputies were at the home, waiting for a search warrant to continue the investigation around 6:30 a.m.
The sheriff’s office has not yet released identities in this case.