Shelby police have charged three men and a woman in connection with the shooting death of Travis Dwayne Wallace in a room at the Super 8 motel on East Dixon Boulevard.
Police said they found Wallace, 35, with a gunshot wound shortly before 4:30 a.m. Monday after responding to a 911 call. Paramedics pronounced him dead in the room.
An attempted robbery had occurred, and drugs were found, Shelby police Capt. Rick Stafford told the Gaston Gazette.
Charged with first-degree murder and attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon were Timothy John Clark, 46, of Buffalo, S.C., and Willa Jean Hucks, 37, Brint Ray Davis, 26, and Michael Anthony Dinneen, 36, all of Union, S.C.
Each was jailed without bail.