• Shelby man arrested after Rutherford Co. bouncer killed

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    SHELBY, N.C. - Police arrested a Shelby man in connection to a killing in Rutherford County.

    Dedrick Washington is charged with shooting and killing Jeffrey James, a bouncer at a bar in Spindale.

    Police say James was trying to clear a fight out of the bar when he saw Washington grab a gun from a car.

    They said James was shot while trying to move people back inside to safety.


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