One dead following Hickory shooting



Hickory – On Thursday, November 19 at approximately 1:12 pm, officers responded to a shots fired call in the 600 Block of 17th ST DR NW. It is confirmed that one male victim is deceased from an apparent gunshot wound. Hickory Police are looking for a Black Male suspect that fled on foot from the scene. Canines were utilized at the scene for tracking, but were unable to locate the suspect.

Hickory Fire, Catawba County EMS, Long View Police all responded during this incident.

Hickory Police are in the beginning stages of this investigation and ask that anyone with information reference this case contact the Criminal Investigations Division at (828) 328-5551.

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