Man arrested after shooting roommate during fight

- A man was arrested after shooting his roommate during a fight in Gaston County.

Police say Michael Dwayne Walls was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and discharging a firearm into a moving vehicle.

Officers with the Gaston County Police Department responded to the scene in the 200 block of Holland Memorial Church Rd. in Bessemer City for a domestic dispute. 

Upon arrival, officers were told that two roommates were fighting when one shot the other in the hand, firing 10 or 11 rounds with a rifle. 

The victim reportedly ran down the driveway of the home as the other roommate kept shooting at him. A car driving by was also hit. That driver was not injured at all.

Walls was denied bond on these charges. 

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