Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have charged a Gastonia man with murder following a shooting Tuesday, authorities said Thursday.
David Benjamin McCullough, 63, was served with the murder warrant Thursday morning.
At 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, police responded to the 4400 block of Ridgevalley Drive, where they found Brian Anthony Kappauf, 43, suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.
Kappauf was taken to Carolinas Medical Center, and on Wednesday was pronounced dead.
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Police had arrested McCullough at the scene of the shooting, where he was taken into custody without incident. The two men knew each other and been involved in a dispute before the shooting, according to police.
Authorities did not say what the dispute was about.
McCullough originally was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and firearm by a felon.