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Philadelphia Church Road shooting

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The Gaston County Police Communications Center received a 911 call in reference to a shooting at the 3000 block of Philadelphia Church Road Dallas, NC. 

When officers arrived they found the 40 year old victim, Mark Eugene Vernon, in front of the residence suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen. 

Vernon was transported to Gaston Memorial Hospital for treatment.  He was later taken into surgery and is in serious condition. 

During the investigation of this shooting, Detectives with the Gaston County Police identified Terry Gail Walker as the suspect in the shooting of Mr. Vernon.  Walker was located at the scene and was later charged with Attempted Murder. 

She was placed in the Gaston County Jail and is being held on a $1,000,000 bond. 

The investigation in this case is continuing.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact the Gaston County Police Department at (704) 866-3320.


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