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Lackey charged with murder
A fugitive wanted on local drug charges was gunned down in the Doyle area of White County by a man authorities say was on the scene when they raided the victim’s home last month.The victim, James Caldwell, was shot twice with a handgun allegedly wielded by James H. Lackey, 36, of Lewisburg. Both men have ties to Warren County and lawmen here were actually looking for Caldwell to arrest him on a sealed narcotics indictment when he was shot Thursday. Lackey has been charged with criminal homicide and is being held under $1 million bond.Lackey turned himself at the Bedford County Sheriff’s Department where he confessed to the shooting, directing lawmen to a residence belonging to the Caldwell family on Franks Ferry Road in Doyle.