Good Samaritan shot, killed trying to help man who slid off icy road

by: Dave Faherty Updated:

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A Good Samaritan was shot and killed trying to help someone who slid off an icy road Friday in Catawba County, authorities said.

Neighbors went to help the driver when the shooting happened, the sheriff said.

Authorities, along with SWAT, surrounded the vehicle on Mathis Church Road which initiated a standoff that lasted several hours.

Marvin Lee was inside that vehicle and was later arrested and charged with murder in connection with the deadly shooting, police said.

The sheriff said the Lee appeared to be intoxicated.

The shooting is under investigation.

No further details have been released.

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