A man claimed that he shot a woman who tried to break into his home, but police determined she was an invited guest.
Now, the suspect faces a murder charge.
On June 28, the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office in North Carolina announced the arrest of Christian Everhart.
On June 22, deputies responded to a home after Everhart called 911 and said he shot an intruder that broke into his home, according to the sheriff’s office.
When police arrived, they found Sarah Baxter with a gunshot wound, deputies said. Detectives investigated and determined that Baxter had been at the home as a guest starting the previous night.
Everhart was arrested days later and charged with murder. He is being held in a North Carolina jail without bail.
Investigators have not said what allegedly caused Everhart to shoot Baxter.