Man charged with killing brother at Catawba County home

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Billy Ray Seagle

CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. - A man was shot and killed by his brother in Catawba County Saturday afternoon, authorities say.

The Catawba County Sheriff's Office said Kenneth Franklin Seagle was arguing with his brother Billy Ray Seagle when it turned violent.

Both were drinking at their home on Misty Valley Road in Hickory when Billy shot and killed Kenneth, according to officials.

Billy was charged with murder and is in the Catawba County Jail.

We are working to get more information about this incident.