A murder suspect was taken into custody this morning in Catawba County.
Around 6:40 a.m.,Catawba County Deputies arrested Tony Allen Brittain II for allegedly killing Kevin Hefner.
The deadly shooting happened around 6 p.m Saturday at a home in the 4000 block of Old Catawba Road near Claremont. Deputies say they found 28-year-old Hefner on scene with a gunshot wound to the chest. Hefner was pronounced dead on scene, officers say.
Deputies say Hefner was shot in the doorway of his home after a man had reportedly knocked on the door.