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Man Killed In Caldwell County Business Parking Lot Shooting

Man Killed In Caldwell County Business Parking Lot Shooting

A Hickory man was killed in a shooting Friday night (October 15) in a business parking lot in Hudson.

The incident was reported shortly after 8:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Dollar General on Pine Mountain Road. The altercation began on Hickory Boulevard. Hudson Police identified the victim as 44-year old Terry Dale Hefner. He was shot multiple times and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say Hefner exchanged gunfire with 33-year-old Jody Shane Maltba of Lenoir. Maltba sustained life-threatening injuries during the incident. He was taken to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte where, at last report, he was listed in critical but stable condition. The investigation is continuing.

[Some information for this story provided by Rick Gilbert, WACB]