One charged after two people shot at Gastonia business
While responding to the scene officers found one victim at a gas station at the location and another at a convenience store.
GASTONIA, N.C. (WBTV) - The Gastonia Police Department has charged a man who shot two people on Sunday.
Officers say Trini Hollins, 53, of Charlotte is charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon after a 30-year-old man and 52-year-old woman were shot early Sunday morning.
The shooting happened around 5:38 a.m. in the 2500 block of W. Franklin Boulevard. While responding to the scene, officers found one victim at a gas station and another at a convenience store. The man was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and the woman with non-life-threatening injuries.
Detectives learned that Hollins was recently fired from the business where the shooting took place and he was identified as the suspect. A warrant was obtained for Hollins arrest and he was located by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department later in the day.
Hollins was transported to the Gaston County Jail where he is being held without bond.
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