WINGATE, NC (WBTV)- Investigators in Union County arrested two Marshville men after a deadly shooting near Wingate University.
Officers said Juan Carlos Garcia, Yader Sandoval, and Eleonel Garcia, who investigators say are all cousins, were shot. Juan Garcia and Yader Sandoval were pronounced deceased Wednesday night.
According to a press release, the suspects were arrested at about 11:40 p.m. Wednesday night. They were located together in a unit at the Willow Oaks Apartments off Walkup Avenue in Monroe. Officials say the men were arrested without incident after they exited the apartment from a back door.
Daniel Steven Sheerer and Tony Antwone Knotts are each charged with two counts of first-degree murder, one count each robbery with a dangerous weapon, and one count each of attempted murder. According to a press release, the men subsequently confessed to breaking into several homes in the Union County area.