GASTONIA, N.C. (WBTV) - A man killed in a shooting in Gastonia Sunday night has been identified by police as 49-year-old Virgil Stokes Jr.
Wednesday, police announced the arrested 33-year-old Leon Doral Currence in the shooting.
Police say they were called to a shooting around 8:11 p.m. along Shannon Bradley Road, where they found Stokes dead from a gunshot wound.
Currence is charged with first-degree murder in Stokes’ death.
Anyone with additional information in the case is asked to call detectives at 704-866-6885 or Crime Stoppers at 704-861-8000.