NC Food Lion manager shot in parking lot


William “Bill” Mudd Jr.

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LENOIR, N.C. — Police are looking for a man who they said shot a store manager multiple times outside a Food Lion in Lenoir early Sunday morning.

Investigators said William “Bill” Mudd Jr., 44, shot Michael Keller, 50, in the parking lot of the store on Wilksboro Boulevard, just before the store opened at 7 a.m.

Police said Keller, who is a market manager at the store, was going to work when he was confronted by Mudd.

“He arrived at work and was confronted in the parking lot,” said Lenoir Police Chief Scott Brown. “After a brief argument, multiple shots were fired — at least two.”

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