Putnam is charged with the First Degree Murder of Anthony Killian. He is additionally charged with Attempted First Degree Murder, Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill Inflicting Serious Injury and Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill in connection to the shooting of Roxanne Killian during the same incident.
Original Story (July 25, 2019):
CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. — A man is dead and his mother is in serious condition after they were shot in their Conover home late Monday night.
Catawba County Sheriff Deputies were called around 10:15 p.m. to Curlee Drive where they found a 24-year-old male and his mother suffering from gunshot wounds.
Officials say they were shot by Scott Anthony Putnam.
The son died as a result of the shooting and his mother was transported to Wake Forest Baptist Hospital where she is in critical condition.
Putnam is charged with murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and one count of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.
Putnam was taken into custody around 10am Wednesday morning.