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2/20/2021 7:13:00 AM
Two Dead In Thursday Night Shooting

Gaston County Police
Press Release

Gaston County Police are investigating a Thursday night shooting incident near the intsection of Lowery Wood Road and Lewis Farm Road northwest of Bessemer City. 

At 11:45 pm Thursday night (Feb.18th)  officers responded to a 9-1-1 call.  Upon arrival, they found the bodies of two young men; Robert Lucas (Luke) Gibby,  22, of Bessemer City, and  Adam Kale Wood, 19, of Kings Mountain,  near the intersection.  

Approximately two hours later, Todd Payton Lee Waggoner, 21, of Winston-Salem, entered Wake Forest Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem seeking treatment of non-life threatening injuries.  He was reported to have been at the scene earlier in the night.  

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Gaston County Police Department at 704-866-3320 or CrimeStoppers at 704-861-8000.

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