Rider On 4-Wheeler Shot And Killed After Allegedly Running Over Two People In Burke County

UPDATE: Police say they have charged, Andrew Carlos Smith, 21, with the murder of Lawrence Ervin McGee.

BURKE COUNTY, N.C. —  Authorities in Burke County are investigating after a person on a 4-wheeler was shot and killed early Monday morning.

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office says deputies and medical personnel responded to reports of two people being run-over by a person riding a 4-wheeler on another person’s property in Connelly Springs, just before 2 a.m. Monday morning.

According to officials, a third person shot the person riding the 4-wheeler, who died at the scene.

The case remains under investigation and more information will be released as it develops.