Gaston police search for male shooter wearing wig, makeup

Gaston police search for male shooter wearing wig, makeup
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GASTON COUNTY, N.C. — A man, who “portrayed himself as a female”, is accused of shooting someone in the neck Saturday at a home on Forbes Road outside of Gastonia, Gaston County police said.

Authorities are searching for the shooter, who wore makeup and a long, curly black wig with highlights. He stood between 5 feet, 8 inches and 6 feet tall, police said.

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The man was driving a white SUV, possibly an older model of the Chevy Tahoe.

Call the police at 704-866-3320 or Crime Stoppers at 704-861-8000 if you have information.

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