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Police Seek Suspect in Attempted Robbery/Shooting

On Saturday, July 4, 2020, Gaston County Police responded to a residence on Forbes Rd. outside of Gastonia, NC in reference to an attempted robbery.  During the incident the victim suffered a gunshot wound to the neck.

The suspect is described as being a black male, approximately 5ft 8in to 6ft tall, who portrayed himself as a female.  The suspect wore a wig with long, curly black hair with blond highlights and also wore make-up.  The suspect was driving a white in color SUV, possibly an older model Chevy Tahoe.

Anyone who recognizes this description of the person of interest or has other information in regards to this case is encouraged to contact Det. T.D. Pilkington at 704-866-3320 or Crimestoppers at 704-861-8000.