- Associated Press - Monday, August 18, 2014

MARION, N.C. (AP) - McDowell County authorities have arrested a man in a weekend shooting death.

Multiple media outlets reported that investigators said Lionel Ferguson was shot to death at a home near Nebo on Saturday afternoon.

Andrew Clifton Johnson was arrested around 7 a.m. Sunday near Marion and was charged with murder. It was not clear if Johnson has an attorney.

The sheriff’s office said the men knew each other. Detectives are still trying to determine what sparked the shooting.

The State Bureau of Investigation is helping the sheriff’s office with the case.



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