Man charged with murder, trafficking cocaine in deadly shooting


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The York County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man in connection to a deadly shooting that occurred in Catawba Friday evening. 

Jerry Roderick Cousar, 41, has been arrested and charged with murder and trafficking cocaine. He is currently being held at the York County Detention Center. 

Cousar is accused of killing Angel Carmindo Dominguez Vega, 23. Autopsy and toxicology testing are pending, deputies said. 

Deputies said Cousar was located Saturday morning on Clear Run Road in Catawba.

On Friday, the sheriff’s office confirmed that they were conducting a death investigation in the area of Will Jones Circle.

A viewer wrote in to FOX 46 Charlotte stating there was a shooting near Will Jones Circle in Catawba. When FOX 46’s David Sentendrey arrived on scene, there was heavy police activity. 

Deputies have not released further information regarding the circumstances surrounding the murder, or the victim’s identity.

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