Man dead, girl hurt after shooting in Rutherford Co.


FOREST CITY, NC (WSPA) – A man is dead and a girl hurt after a shooting in Rutherford County. 

Deputies responded just after midnight Wednesday to a home on Lakeview Drive in Forest City. 

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office says a person of interest was interviewed overnight.

Officials say the shooting appears to be a domestic incident.

The names of the victim and person of interest have not been released at this time.

Deputies say the victim is a 46-year-old man. He and four others were home at the time of the deadly shooting. 

Deputies arrived to find the man dead. 

The girl was taken to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. She was grazed by a bullet, according to deputies. 

The shooting remains under investigation. 

We will continue to update this as more information becomes available.

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