Second man dies after shooting in Gastonia, 1 still in critical condition

Source: Multiple people shot in Gaston County

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - Another man has died after a shooting in Gastonia Monday night.

Officials say 54-year-old Michael Christopher Allison died in the hospital Tuesday afternoon.

The first man killed in a shooting was identified by police as 50-year-old Christopher Lee Brooks. Another person involved was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Gaston County Police says the shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. on Woodleaf Drive.

Officers arrived to find a man, later identified as Brooks, dead. Police have not identified a suspected shooter.

Officers had both ends of the street blocked off for a time.

The Gaston County Police encourages anyone with information about this incident to contact detectives at 704-866-3320 or Crimestoppers at 704-861-8000. Information leading the identification, arrest and/or prosecution can result in up to a $1,000 reward.

This is an ongoing and evolving investigation. Due to the nature of this investigation, officials say no further details will be released at this time.

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