Gaston Co. man charged with murder after shooting neighbor


Gregory H. Town 

GASTONIA, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) — UPDATE 11/12/17 – Gaston County Police have charged Gregory Howard Town, 59, of 4509 Dawnwood Dr., with 1st degree murder in the shooting death of his neighbor, Patrick Shawn Schneider.


One person has died following a shooting on Dawnwood Dr. in Gaston County. 

According to Gaston County Police, the incident occurred in the 4500 block of Dawnwood Dr. in Gastonia Saturday afternoon.  The shooting was the result of a dispute between neighbors. 

When police arrived on scene they found the victim laying in the roadway with a gunshot wound to the chest. The victim was transported to Caromont Regional Medical Center by Gaston EMS, where he was pronounced dead.

FOX 46 Charlotte has a crew on the way to obtain more information.

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