SHELBY, N.C. — Police in Shelby are investigating after a man was found shot to death on Wednesday morning.
According to the Shelby Police Department, officers responded to reports of a man lying in the road on Linberger Street near the intersection of Earl Street.
Arriving officers located 55-year-old Duane Bouvier Oates dead from an apparent gunshot wound.
Detectives have not made an arrest in the case.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Shelby Police Department or if they wish to remain anonymous they can contact Cleveland County Crime Stoppers at 704-481-TIPS.