49-year-old Johnny Everette Setzer of Spain Hill Road in Icard was arrested Wednesday (August 18) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with murder and felony larceny of a firearm.
The charges are in connection to a fatal shooting Wednesday afternoon in Connelly Springs. The reports say the shooting occurred on Coldwater Street. The victim in this case is 50-year-old Pamela Alice Moses of Coldwater Street in Connelly Springs. She was found by authorities outside the home with gunshot wounds.
Setzer was placed in jail in Morganton where he was being held without bond on the murder charge and $50,000 secured bond on the firearm count. A District Court appearance was scheduled today (August 19).