Police Offering Reward For Information On Lincolnton’s First Homicide Since 2014


Police are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect or suspects involved in the homicide of 25-year-old Johnny Izard Jr.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Lincolnton Police Department at 704-736-8900.


LINCOLNTON, N.C. —  Police are looking for whoever shot and killed 25-year-old Johnny Izard Jr. in Lincolnton.

Authorities say he was found shot in the middle of the road on Bold Street just before midnight Friday and died at CaroMont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia.

This is Lincolnton’s first homicide since 2014.

Anyone with  information regarding this homicide should contact Detective Brandon Hunsucker at 704-736- 8900 or Crime Stoppers of Lincolnton-Lincoln County at 704- 736-8909.

A person that provides information through Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest can receive an award up to $1000.00 and remain anonymous.