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Man Killed In Early Morning Shooting In Catawba County

Man Killed In Early Morning Shooting In Catawba County

One person is dead following a Shooting at a Mountain View Establishment. Today (February 14) at 1:06 a.m. deputies with the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of people fighting at The Stump Event Center, which is located in the Mountain View community of Hickory.

When deputies arrived they encountered a large crowd on the premises. During that time deputies discovered two individuals on site suffering from gunshot wounds. One of those people was pronounced deceased at the scene. The second person was transported to a local hospital where they were treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The Hickory Police Department and the North Carolina Highway Patrol assisted deputies with crowd control and the securing of crime scenes. The Catawba County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division has initiated an investigation into this incident. The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) is assisting in that investigation.

The North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement Division (ALE) is also investigating and will be pursuing any charges associated with violations of the Governors Executive Orders.  The individual killed has been identified as 34-year-old Jordan Olajuwon Ramseur of Conover. This incident remains under investigation. No charges had been filed.