Wanted teen charged with attempted murder in Gastonia shooting

Wanted teen charged with attempted murder in Gastonia shooting
Jaylen Michael Moore, 18, is charged with attempted murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon in connection to a shooting that happened on Aug. 10 on Keith Drive in Gastonia, N.C.

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - Police in Gastonia are asking for the public’s help locating a teen wanted for attempted murder in connection with a shooting that occurred in early August.

Jaylen Michael Moore, 18, is charged with attempted murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon. Police said the incident happened on Aug. 10 on Keith Drive, which is just off Modena Street near N. New Hope Road.

Moore could be in a red, 2000s model Chevrolet or Chrysler car, according to the Gastonia Police Department.

Anyone who sees Moore or has information on his whereabouts is asked to call Gastonia Police at 704-866-3300 or Crime Stoppers of Gaston County at 704-861-8000.

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