A man is in custody after a what is being called a double homicide overnight in Catawba County.24-year-old Gonzalo Salinas-Cisheros of Conover was arrested this morning by Catawba County Sheriff’s Deputies. He’s charged with two counts of murder.
Authorities responded Sunday evening around 11:45pm to a report of people being shot at a residence on White Tail Circle in Conover. When deputies arrived they discovered two people deceased from apparent gunshot wounds. The victims were identified as 43-year-old Brandi Rodriguez and her 24-year-old son Jessie Rodriguez.
Salinas–Cisheros is being held in the Catawba County Detention Center without bond. He is expected to appear before a judge today in Newton.