Woman charged in domestic-related shooting death of Gastonia man

Woman charged in domestic-related shooting death of Gastonia man

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A woman is charged in a domestic-related shooting death of a man in Gastonia Sunday afternoon, police say.

Police say 31-year-old Valencia McLean has been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 33-year-old Willie Breeden.

Valencia McLean
Valencia McLean (Source: Gaston County Jail)

According to police, Breeden was shot at a home in the 3100 block of River Trace in Gastonia. He was taken to the hospital where he died.

McLean, who resides at the same address as Breeden, was taken into custody, police say.

Officers are investigating.

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