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Man charged with murder in Gaston County shooting

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A man has been charged with murder Thursday in the killing of a Gastonia man. 

According to Gastonia Police, 28-year-old Herbert Lamar Torrence Jr. was charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 38-year-old Adrian Woods. 

Police said they responded to a call around 3:36 a.m. Wednesday and found Woods on the ground near his truck. Officers said Woods had difficulty breathing. 

Woods was taken to CaroMont Regional Medical Center with a gunshot wound, officers said. Woods later died in the hospital due to the injuries he sustained in the shooting, according to police. 

No other information has been released. 

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