Tommy Davis, who worked at the store along with his son, said his son, Scott Davis, was shot during what looks like a robbery attempt.
CLEVELAND COUNTY, N.C. —
Authorities are asking for the public’s help to find two cars seen near a Cleveland County smoke shop around the time that the owner was killed.
Scott Davis, 43, was working at Smoker’s Etc. on Highway 74 east of Shelby when he was shot and killed last Thursday night. A customer came in and found Davis dead and the store ransacked.
Cleveland County investigators believe someone came in to rob the store and killed Davis around 6 p.m. that night.
The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office said it is looking for a silver Honda Civic with four doors, a spoiler and alloy wheels and also a black Ford Thunderbird with dark tinted windows and a faded paint job.
Anyone with information about either of car or about who may have been traveling Highway 74 through Cleveland County on June 20 between the hours of 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. are asked to call the Cleveland County Sheriff's Office at 704-484-4822 or CrimeStoppers at 704-481-8477.