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Posted on: September 29, 2023

[ARCHIVED] County Police Investigate Overnight Shooting UPDATE

Jerry Jerome Johnson Jr.

On Friday, September 29, 2023, at 1:04 AM, the Gaston County Police responded to 118 Rocky Ridge Way, Gastonia in reference to a shooting.  Upon arrival, officers located the victim, identified as Shane Lamar Woody (W/M 3/22/1968), suffering from a single gunshot wound.    The victim lives at 118 Rocky Ridge Way.  Mr. Woody was transported to CaroMont Regional Medical Center where he is in stable condition.

Officers were able to locate and detain one suspect on the scene.  That suspect was identified as Christopher Joseph Brewer (W/M 7/11/1982).  Mr. Brewer lives at 103 Rocky Ridge Way, Gastonia. He has been charged with attempted 1st degree murder, attempted armed robbery, and conspiracy. 

The second suspect, Jerry Jerome Johnson Jr. (B/M 2/27/1980) was located by members of the Gaston County Police F.A.S.T team and arrested without incident. Johnson has been charged with attempted 1st degree murder, attempted armed robbery, and conspiracy.

The investigation into this case is ongoing.  Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Det. S. Brogden at 704-866-3320 or Crimestoppers at 704-861-8000.  There is no further information available at this time.


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