Man Shoots Into Home, Dies in Fatal Wreck


by WCCB Charlotte

SHELBY, N.C. -- Shelby police arrested a man who wrecked his car after his passenger shot at a home..

Police responded to Seaboard Avenue after a home was shot into. The caller advised police that the suspect, Richard Martin, 42, wrecked his car and the vehicle was overturned in front of their house.

Once on scene, authorities found the passenger dead from being ejected from the vehicle. Their name has not been released. Police say the passenger is the one who shot at the home.

Martin was charged with DWI and Felony Death by Vehicle. Further charges are pending

No one was hurt when Martin shot into the home.

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