Murder victim might have been friends with accused killer

Hampstead shooting victim was friends with shooter, police say

HAMPSTEAD, NC (StarNewsOnline) — A man shot and killed in Hampstead last week was “comfortable” in the home of the suspect.

Larry Goodson, 34, was found dead at a home Friday. The resident, Dennis Westberg, called 911 that morning to say he’d shot Goodson. Investigators said it appears the two had been drinking together in the home the night before.

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