GASTONIA, NC (WBTV) - 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.