6/12/2021 4:16:00 PM Police Searching for Three Men
Gastonia Police Department Press Release
Gastonia Police responded to 716 Raindrops Road at 12:25 AM Saturday morning (June 12th) for a shooting resulting from a targeted home invasion. When officers arrived they found the victim, Trakus Pratt, age 30, suffering from a gunshot wound. Pratt was transported to CaroMont Regional Medical Center by Gaston County Emergency Medical Service, and subsequently died from his injuries. The suspects in the case are described as three black males in their late teens to early 20’s who were possibly dropped off by a dark-colored SUV.
Anyone with information that could help with the investigation is asked to call Detective Whitlock at 704-842-5123 or Detective Lopera at 704-866-6939.