One dies after triple shooting in Gastonia

An 18-year-old man was fatally shot Friday night and two others injured in a shooting that occurred in a neighborhood.

Police were called to the 200 block of North King Street around 9:50 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, 2022, in regard to a shooting.

One of those shot, Omar Hardin of Gastonia, died early Saturday at a hospital.

Two others who were shot, an 18-year-old man and a 27-year-old man, suffered serious injures and were admitted to the hospital, according to Gastonia Police.

Police had not made an arrest in the case as of Saturday night.

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This article originally appeared on The Gaston Gazette: One dies after triple shooting in Gastonia