DEEP RUN, N.C (WNCT) – A 19-year-old is behind bars after killing his 75-year-old great grandfather in July of 2021, according to the Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office.

Officials said on July 9, 2021, at 2:40 a.m., the Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1847 Will Cunningham Road in Deep Run in regards to a shooting incident. When deputies arrived they found 75-year-old Daniel Moore Sr. dead from multiple gunshot wounds.

Isaiah McKoy, 19, of Holly Springs, has been arrested and charged with an open count of murder. During the investigation, officials said they found evidence that McKoy, who is the great-grandson of the victim, shot and killed Moore. The motive is still under investigation.

McKoy is at the Harnett County Detention Center under no bond. He was being held for other charges including:

  • Two counts of attempted first-degree murder
  • Two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, inflicting serious injury
  • Two counts of discharging a weapon into occupied property causing serious bodily injury
  • Two counts of discharging a firearm in an enclosure