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1 Killed, 3 Injured In Shooting At Hickory Bar

Police are investigating a shooting outside a Hickory bar Sunday morning, in which one man was killed and three others injured.

The shooting happened just before 2 a.m. Sunday at The Vault Bar and Lounge in downtown Hickory. Police said Antonio Watts, 20, suffered from a gunshot wound and was transported to Frye Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The second victim was transported to Catawba Valley Medical Center before being sent to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Two additional victims were hospitalized and treated for their injuries, and were later released.

Jessa O’Connor was an assistant digital news editor and Sunday reporter for WFAE.