Gaston County Police Respond to Shooting Incident
On Thursday July 16, 2020 at about 3:40 p.m., the Gaston County Police Department responded to the 600 block of Capps Drive near Bessemer City, NC in reference to a reported vehicle accident. Once officers were on scene, it was determined the driver of the vehicle had been shot.
Through the investigation, the suspect was identified as:
Zachary Michael Patrick McGraw
Belmont, NC 28012
McGraw goes by the nickname of “Ziplock”. He is considered armed and dangerous. McGraw is wanted on outstanding Attempted 1st Degree Murder warrants.
The victim was identified as:
Justin Wiley Cornwel
Age: 30 years old
If you encounter McGraw, do not approach him. Contact 911 or the Gaston County Police Department at 704-866-3300. If you have information on this investigation, please contact Det. R. L. Smith 704-866-3320 or Crimestoppers at 704-861-8000.
There is no further information available at this time.