Police arrest third man weeks after shooting left 2 dead in Gaston County

GASTONIA, N.C. — Police have arrested a third suspect after two people were killed during a triple shooting on Feb. 22 in Gaston County.

The shooting happened along Woodleaf Drive off Chapel Grove Road in the Crowders Mountain community just before 7:30 p.m.

When officers got to the scene they found 50-year-old Christopher Lee Brooks dead from a gunshot wound.

Paramedics took 54-year-old Matthew Christopher Allison and another victim who had also been shot to a hospital in Gastonia.

Police said Allison died from his injuries days after the shooting. They did not give an update on the third victim.

Authorities made their latest arrest on March 17 when they captured 19-year-old Jordan Cameron Moses.

Moses has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder, one count of attempted first-degree murder and one count of robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Police had already arrested Charlie James Stiles, of Gastonia, and charged him with two counts of first-degree murder and one count of first-degree attempted murder.

Gaston County police, along with the United States Marshall Service Taskforce, were also able to arrest Darrick Johnson, 19. He has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder and three counts of attempted first-degree murder.

No motive for the crime has been released.

Anyone with information about this crime should call Detective M. Rheinson with the Gaston County Police Department at 704-866-3320. Information can also be provided through Crimestoppers at 704-861-8000.

This is an ongoing investigation. Check back with wsoctv.com for updates.