This release from the Caldwell County Sheriffs Office:
On Friday, December 2, 2016, deputies with the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office
responded to 4662 Estes Lane in Granite Falls in regards to a welfare check.
Upon the arrival of the officers to the scene Joseph Scott Bolick Sr., age 48, was located in
the residence deceased as the result of multiple gunshot wounds.
Investigators with the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office followed up on the case and were
able to develop a juvenile suspect in the case.
The juvenile was subsequently taken into custody
and charged in relation to this incident.