1 dead following shooting in Gastonia on Thanksgiving

The Gastonia Police Department is investigating a homicide that happened early Thursday morning.

The incident happened about 3:30 a.m. in the 1300 block of Sunshine Avenue, according to police.

Officers say they found one person with a non-life threatening injury. That person was taken to the hospital.

Police then found a vehicle which was involved in this incident at the 800 block of West 7th Avenue, at which time a second victim was discovered deceased.

The name of the victim has not yet been released.