Police: Suspect killed by Gastonia officers injured 2 others

No officers were hurt.
Gastonia Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting off Osceola Street.
Published: Mar. 26, 2023 at 8:18 AM EDT
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GASTONIA, N.C. (WBTV) - A man is dead following an officer-involved shooting early Sunday morning in Gastonia.

Officers with Gastonia Police Department said they were called out to a home on Osceola Street around 5 a.m. for reports of a man with a gun chasing a woman in the parking lot.

Two officers went into the home and were confronted by the man, who was still armed. He was identified as 58-year-old Calvin Wayne Black.

Both officers fired their guns, according to the department.

Black died at the scene.

According to investigators, Black has assaulted a 57-year-old woman. She was treated for her injuries and is expected to be OK.

Another person believed to have been hurt by Black was found at the scene. Officers said a 61-year-old man found inside the home was also shot.

He was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Investigators say that Black and the woman may have known each other.

No officers were hurt, according to police.

The officers who fired at the suspect have been placed on paid administrative leave, pending investigation.

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