Family wants answers after Raeford man was killed by deputy

McCall's immediate family is surrounded by loved ones during a prayer Saturday.
McCall’s immediate family is surrounded by loved ones during a prayer Saturday.

RAEFORD, N.C. (WNCN) – Family and friends rallied in Raeford Saturday for a man who was shot and killed by a Hoke County deputy.

Those close to Sandy McCall said they want justice and find out what happened to McCall the night of May 31, 2014.

“It feels good to know that so many people care about what’s going on and I think a lot of people can relate in some form or fashion,” said McCall’s sister, Candice McCall. “It’s not just with my brother, with everything because when you turn on the news, that’s all you hear.”

On May 31, 2014, a sergeant with the Hoke County Sheriff’s Office shot and killed a man during an altercation.

Authorities said Sgt. Samuel Morant was investigating a “suspicious person” in the Rockfish Road and U.S. 401 Business area.

The man shot by Morant was McCall.

The details of what lead up to the shooting are still unknown.

The SBI has taken over the case, but McCall’s family members said they will continue their search for the truth.

“I hope that they will finish their investigation soon,” said Sandy’s father, Willie McCall. “I think it’s been long enough. It’s been too long. I want it finished and hopefully it will give me more clarity on why my son had to die that night.”

Loved ones asked that those in attendance call the Hoke County Sheriff and the District Attorney every day until they get answers.

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