Man seriously injured in Gastonia shooting

Man seriously injured in Gastonia shooting

GASTONIA, N.C. (WBTV) - Two people have been arrested after a man was seriously injured in a shooting in Gastonia Tuesday afternoon, according to the Gastonia Police Department.

The incident happened around 4:30 p.m. on Newcastle Road. Police say a man was shot, and two cars left the scene - one carrying the victim to the hospital and the other with the suspects.

On Wednesday, police said Andre Maynor and Justus Andre Grant, both 23, were arrested and charged with attempted first-degree murder, possession of a firearm by a felon and resisting a public officer.

On Tuesday, police said that a third suspect was being sought, but no further information about that person was released on Wednesday.

There is no word on the victim’s current condition and no further information was released.

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