Shelby police investigating after man found shot to death in roadway

Shelby police investigating after man found shot, killed in roadway

SHELBY, N.C. — Police are investigating after a man was found shot to death in Shelby Wednesday morning.

Officials said when officers arrived in the area, they found a man lying in the roadway on Lineberger Street with what appeared to be a gunshot wound.

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Authorities said Cleveland County EMS responded, but pronounced 55-year-old Duane Bouvier Oates dead at the scene.


No arrests have been made.

If you have any information about the case, police said to call the Shelby Police Department or the Cleveland County Crime Stoppers at 704-481-TIPS.

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