Man accused of shooting his stepfather due in court Monday
Updated: Updated 07/16/2012 02:06 PM
By: News 14 Carolina Web Staff
CLEVELAND COUNTY, N.C. – A man accused of shooting and killing his stepfather is due in court Monday.
Matthew Safrit, 21, is accused of shooting Scott Cloninger, 41, at a home on Sam Lattimore Road in Cleveland County on Friday during a fight over a car. Safrit is also accused of stabbing his mother.
Authorities said a K-9 officer bit Safrit when he ran from the scene. Safrit is charged with murder, assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injuries and assaulting a K-9.
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