On Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 4:22 pm Gaston County Police responded to a residence in the 100 block of Cindy Ln. Gastonia, NC in reference to a shooting. Responding officers located a 4 year old child suffering from a gunshot wound. Life saving measures were immediately taken, but the child was declared deceased at the scene by Gaston Emergency Medical Services.
Gaston County Police Crime Scene detectives and the Medical Examiner’s Office are currently processing the scene and the investigation continues.
No other information will be released at this time.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone who may have any information, should contact the Gaston County Police Department at 704-866-3320 or call 911.