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Posted on: September 14, 2022

Gaston County Police Make Arrest in Overnight Shooting UPDATE

On Tuesday September 13th, 2022 at about 6:21 pm, the Gaston County Police responded to a shooting in the 100 block of Twisted Oak Lane, Gastonia, NC. Upon arrival, first responders located a victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  Despite lifesaving efforts, the victim died from his injuries.  The victim has been identified as:

Timothy Howard Davis 
Gastonia, NC  
W/M
DOB- 01/24/1958

The suspect has been identified as:

Bobby Lewis PennyBobby Lewis Penny
138 Twisted Oaks Lane
Gastonia, NC 

Mr. Penny has been charged with one count of voluntary manslaughter.  He is currently in the Gaston County Jail under a $100,000.00 secured bond awaiting first appearance.

Anyone with information pertinent to the investigation is encouraged to call Detective J. K. Shaw at the Gaston County Police at 704-866-3320.  Information can also be reported through Crimestoppers at 704-861-8000.  Information leading to the arrest of involved parties can result in a reward up to $1,000.


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