GASTON COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - Authorities say the search of a home in Cherryville Wednesday was connected to a case earlier in the week when a police officer's home was shot into multiple times.
The shooting incident happened before 6 a.m. Monday at a home on Tot Dellinger Court, which is just outside of Cherryville. Officials say the Gaston County Police officer had just gone off duty and was in the home with family.
No one was injured in the shooting.
Wednesday, law enforcement conducted a search of a home on Sedeywood Lane in Cherryville. Officers said the search was related to the shooting but did not reveal further details, citing they did not want to jeopardize the case.
The Gaston County Police officer's name has not been released.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Gaston County Police Department at 704-866-3320 or Crime Stoppers at 704-861-8000.