Shooting outside Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Gastonia sends one to hospital

Gastonia authorities respond to shooting outside Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses

GASTONIA, N.C. — Gastonia and Gaston County police were investigating a shooting outside of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses on Davis Park Road, off Richland Avenue.

The shooting happened around 9:20 p.m. on Wednesday.

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The victim was taken to a hospital but was expected to be OK, police said.

An hour before the shooting, about three blocks away, there was an armed robbery at a Little Caesar’s pizzeria. Nobody was hurt in that crime and detectives have not said if the two are related.

No further information has been released.

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