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Columbus County man shot and killed in his home

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A Columbus County man is dead after being shot and killed in his own home Friday evening, according to Sheriff Chris Batten.

Batten said the victim has been identified as 46-year-old Keith Douglas Gachette. He was shot on Palmetto Bay Road near Hallsboro, and deputies received the call around 6 p.m. Friday.

Batten said there are currently no suspects. The body has been sent to Chapel Hill for an autopsy.

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