An argument between roommates led to a deadly shooting in Lincoln County Friday night.
According to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, the shooting occurred around 11 p.m. at a home in the 1300 block of Wildale Lane in Lincolnton.
Gary Lee Somerset, 27, was found in a car in the backyard of the home with a gunshot wound to his chest and neck, deputies said. Somerset was pronounced dead on scene, according to deputies.
Three people witnessed the shooting, deputies said.
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Ronald Wayne Vaughn, 25, was arrested and confessed to shooting Somerset with a shotgun.
Vaughn was charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count of possession of a weapon of mass destruction. He is being held at the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center without bond, deputies say.
Vaughn is expected to have his first court appearance Monday.