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Investigation of Gunshots in Belmont-South Point Rd. Area

Gaston County Police have received several gunshot calls in the area of South Point Rd since July 28, 2017. In some instances, vehicles have been damaged by a pellet type round while traveling in this area. Our agency has documented these incidents and continue to work to determine who is responsible for these crimes. During our initial investigations, none of the victims witnessed anyone shooting in the area of South Point Rd. At this time, we have no eyewitnesses in the area who could provide significant information leading to an arrest. We remind citizens in this area that we have increased patrol activities in this area and these incidents are still under investigation.

We request citizens traveling in this area to contact Gaston County Police Department at 704-866-3300, if you witness any unusual activities or gunshots. Any questions or concerns relating to previously reported incidents contact Captain Johnson at 704-866-3294 or 704-747-1826.