Arrest made, another ‘armed and dangerous’ suspect after shooting leaves 2 dead in Gaston County

No arrests after triple shooting in Gaston County leaves 1 dead, 2 injured

GASTONIA, N.C. — Police have identified the man they are looking for 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.

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Paramedics took 54-year-old Matthew Christopher Allison and another victim who had also been shot to a hospital in Gastonia. Officials said they were both in critical condition.

Police said Allison died from his injuries on Tuesday afternoon. They did not give an update on the third victim.

Authorities have not said what led up to the shooting but announced on Thursday that they were looking for 19-year-old Jordan Cameron Moses.

Jordan Moses
Jordan Moses (Gaston County PD)

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 said Moses is still on the run and is considered “armed and dangerous.”

On Monday, police said they arrested Charlie James Stiles, of 416 South Emerson St., Gastonia and charged him with two counts of first-degree murder and one count of first-degree attempted murder.

Charlie James Stiles
Charlie James Stiles

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 for updates.

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