Sheriff: Vance County businessman found shot to death in home

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Monday, October 2, 2017
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VANCE COUNTY, North Carolina (WTVD) -- Vance County Sheriff's Office says a business owner was found shot to death in his home Monday morning.

Authorities say they responded to Tommy Ellington's home at 1261 Stewart Farm Road, east of Henderson, around 6 a.m.

The motive for the shooting is unclear and there are no suspects at this time, according to officials. They say it could have been a result of a robbery.

Ellington owned Quality Equipment, a local John Deere dealership.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.