Triple-Murder Suspect Arrested In Catawba Co.
Catawba County sheriff's deputies have captured a triple-murder suspect. Everette Hewitt, 32, was arrested this morning. The Charlotte Observer's Ely Portillo has the story here. Police say he shot four people at a Conover house early Tuesday morning, killing three and wounding one. Catawba County Sheriff Roy Reid says Hewitt went to the house, demanded their wallets, and started shooting. From the Observer: The victims knew Hewitt, Reid said, and were using crack together some time before the shooting. Authorities believe Hewitt knew one of the victims had money in a bank account and came back to steal an ATM card, Reid said. Click here for more.