• Man accused in shooting outside Hickory rec center


    HICKORY, N.C. - Police in Hickory arrested a man accused of shooting outside a popular recreation center.

    McDonald Thompson is charged with assault with a deadly weapon and inflicting serious injury.

    One man died and another was seriously injured after someone opened fire during an argument outside the Brown-Penn Recreation Center in September.

    Investigators said more charges are possible.

    Thompson was jailed at the Catawba County Detention Center with bail set at $150,000.

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