Man stuck on icy roads accused of killing Good Samaritan

Man Stuck on Icy Roads Accused of Killing Good Samaritan
Man Stuck on Icy Roads Accused of Killing Good Samaritan

Police in North Carolina have arrested a man they say shot and killed a Good Samaritan who tried to help him get his car unstuck.

Police say Friday evening, neighbors in Catawba County, heard what they thought was a car stuck on icy roads. A driver in a pickup truck stopped to help.

When the neighbors and the pickup driver discussed calling police to move the stranded vehicle, they say that 27-year-old Marvin Lee got out of his car with a pistol and fired, hitting the driver of the pickup.

Police told reporters Lee then went up to the person he'd shot, and fired again, killing the victim before walking back to his car. Tactical teams had to respond to get Lee out of his car and into custody.

Investigators haven't released the name of the victim. The sheriff told WSOC's reporter that Lee appeared to be intoxicated. As of Saturday morning, Lee was still listed in the Catawba County Jail held on suspicion of murder.

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