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One Man Killed in Early Sunday A.M. Shooting

Hickory Police are investigating a homicide that occurred on January 21 at Barklay Falls Apartments, 98 3rd Avenue S.E. in Hickory.

At about 12:15 a.m. Sunday, Officers responded to the area where one man had reportedly sustained a gunshot wound. 49-year-old Howard Lesley Redmon of Granite Falls was pronounced deceased at the scene. No other injuries were reported.

The investigation is ongoing. As of Monday afternoon (January 22), no charges had been filed. Anyone with information regarding the case should contact Investigator Tammie Johnson at 828-261-2619 or email her at