Arrest made in shooting that injured 7-year-old in Gastonia

Updated: Apr. 13, 2021 at 8:49 PM EDT
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GASTONIA, N.C. (WBTV) - A man was arrested in a shooting that injured a 7-year-old child in Gastonia Tuesday evening.

The reported shooting happened on Ware Avenue just after 7 p.m. Emergency responders said the child was found on Glenn Street and West Davidson Avenue.

Wednesday, police announced they arrested 30-year-old Jeremy Quintrel Lewis in the shooting. Lewis, of Charlotte, was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill of inflict serious injury, discharging a weapon into an occupied property causing serious bodily injury and possession of a firearm by felon.

Lewis was arrested off Ware Avenue in Gastonia.

The child was flown to Atrium Health - Main in Charlotte. The child’s condition is unknown.

No other information was provided.

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