Man charged with attempted murder of girlfriend in Gaston County, police say
Robert Lamar Adams is accused of shooting his girlfriend outside their home on Thanksgiving.
GASTONIA, N.C. (WBTV) - A man was arrested and charged with attempted murder after shooting his girlfriend in Gaston County, police said.
According to the Gastonia Police Department, 47-year-old Robert Lamar Adams shot his 39-year-old partner following an argument at their home on Bond Avenue around 7:40 a.m. on Thursday.
Police said the victim’s neighbor called 911 after finding her on their front porch.
Once at the scene, first responders found the woman suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest, and transported her to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Police located Adams walking through the neighborhood a short time later and arrested him.
The handgun that was believed to have been involved in the incident was found outside a nearby home.
Adams is being charged with attempted first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon.
He is being held without bond.
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