Local News

Man shot to death at Sanford bar

Posted March 11, 2013

— Police are investigating the shooting death of a 29-year-old man at a Sanford bar early Sunday.

Jonathan Owens, 29, of Sanford, was shot to death shortly before 2 a.m. at Carli's South Bar and Grill, at 1512 Westover Drive, police said.  He had been shot in the upper left arm area and was taken Central Carolina Hospital, where he died.

Christopher McCormick, 22, of 1212 Burns Drive in Sanford, has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in Owens' death.

McCormick was being held Monday without bond in the Lee County Jail. It was unclear if he has an attorney.


This story is closed for comments.

Oldest First
View all
  • URADA Mar 11, 2013

    They did tell the bar name, "Carli's South Bar and Grill, at 1512 Westover Drive"

  • Cock a doodle doo Mar 11, 2013

    "WRAL could at least tell the bar's name." -novacrazy2000

    It's right there in black and white in paragraph 2.

  • Obamacare rises Mar 11, 2013

    Crosses "the bar" off list of bars to visit.

  • novacrazy2000 Mar 11, 2013

    WRAL could at least tell the bar's name.