Man arrested after 2 people shot to death in Orange County

CEDAR GROVE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a Cedar Grove man is in custody following the shooting deaths of two people at his home.

Officials with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office tell local media outlets that Armando Garcia Lopez was arrested Saturday morning in Greensboro.

He is in jail charged with one count of murder in the shootings that happened Friday morning in the Cedar Grove community northwest of Durham.

Authorities say 38-year-old Armando Aguirre Jr. of Graham was found dead with gunshot wounds. The identity of the second shooting victim has not yet been released.

Investigators say a second murder charge is pending. Lopez is in jail and will appear in court on Monday. It was not immediately known if he had an attorney.

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