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One dead, one arrested in motel shooting

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Jonathan Walker (Henderson County Sheriff's Office) Jonathan Walker (Henderson County Sheriff's Office)
HENDERSONVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) -

A motel shooting in Henderson County has left one man dead and another man behind bars, according to the Sheriff's office.

Captain Jerry Rice said the shooting happened inside a room at the Southern Aire Motel along Chimney Rock Road just before nine Tuesday night.

Rice said someone called 9-1-1 after hearing gunshots and seeing a gunman take off in a white pick-up truck.

Deputies said they arrived at the motel to find a man suffering from one gunshot wound. He was transported to the hospital, but did not survive.

Deputies located the pick-up truck around 9:30 PM and arrested Jonathan Walker, 34 of Fletcher.

Walker is charged with first degree murder and discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling.

He is expected to face a judge on Wednesday.

The name of the victim or the motive has not been released.

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