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
The suspect has been identified as:
Bobby Lewis Penny
138 Twisted Oaks Lane
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.