44-year-old Jeffery Dwayne Anders of Windy Hill Road in Lincolnton has been charged with second-degree murder.
He was arrested by Lincoln Co. Sheriff’s Officers yesterday (April 24) after an argument with his brother, 41-year-old Rickey Dwayne Anders of Broad River Lane in Lincolnton, escalated into gunfire. The shooting occurred at a residence on Broad River Lane at about 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
Rickey Anders died as a result of a gunshot wound to the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Jeffery Anders was confined in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center under a $750,000 secured bond. He was scheduled to make a first appearance in Lincoln County District Court today.
An investigation is ongoing.
The killing is the first murder in Lincoln County in 2014.