Woman Claims Self Defense In Gaston County Shooting, Won't Be Charged
GASTON COUNTY, N.C. —
A woman in Gaston County claims she shot her ex-husband in self defense while he tried to strangle her. Our newspaper partner the Gaston Gazette reports police did not arrest her in Christopher Friday’s death.
Friday’s ex-wife Linda Friday told the paper that she shot him. Ms. Friday, who is a paraplegic, tells the paper that her ex-husband attacked her on Mountain View Street on Saturday. She said he tried to strangle her with an electrical cord.
The district attorney determined Monday that Linda Friday will not be charged.