Man Charged in Fatal Harnett County Shooting
A Linden man has been charged in connection with a slaying late Saturday in Harnett County, authorities said.Posted — Updated
Harnett County deputies responded to a shooting report at about 11 p.m. Saturday at 530 Gilchrist Road in Cameron and found the body of 44-year-old Freddie Smith inside his home.
Smith appeared to have died from a gunshot wound, but his body has been sent to the State Medical Examiner's Office in Chapel Hill to determine the cause of death, authorities said.
Carl Joaquin Salas McGaha has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with Smith's death. McGaha is being held without bond in the Harnett County Detention Center.
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