The Lincolnton Police Department is requesting the public’s help in solving a homicide that took place on the evening of May 04, 2018 at approximately 11:48 PM. The victim, 25-year-old Johnny Ray Izard, Jr., better known as "Nuke," was walking in the 200 block of Newbold Street when he was shot and killed.
Lincolnton-Lincoln County CrimeStoppers is offering a $1000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect (or multiple suspects) in this case.
If anyone has any information, please contact the Lincolnton Police Department 704-736-8900 or Lincolnton-Lincoln County CrimeStoppers at 704-736-8909. If you choose to do so, you can remain anonymous and still qualify for the reward.
A funeral service will be held Thursday afternoon (May 17th) at 1:30 at Providence Missionary Baptist Church, 1110 E. Pine St. in Lincolnton.
A GoFundMe page ("Help With Nuke's Homegoing") has been created to help with funeral expenses:
E. F. Drum Funeral Home is serving the Izard/Edwards family.
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