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Pair of shootings, 1 deadly, reported in Gastonia

A violent day in town continued with two more shootings near each other. GASTONIA, N.C. — Two more shootings – one of them deadly – are now being investigated in Gastonia, just hours after a woman was killed in an apparent shootout with officers.…
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Lincoln County high school soccer coach facing sex assault charges

LINCOLNTON, N.C. — Editor’s Note: WCNC Charlotte has chosen to use this mugshot because the investigation is ongoing and more victims may come forward. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office announced Saturday that 30-year-old Maxwell Sidney Fletcher of Mount Holly was arrested across the state line in Gaffney, South Carolina on Friday.…
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One dead in Gastonia shooting involving police

Police are actively investigating the scene on Saturday. GASTONIA, N.C. — One person is dead in a shooting involving police in Gastonia. The shooting happened on South Kings Street around 2 p.m. You can stream WCNC Charlotte on Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV, just download the free app.…