Arrest made in Gastonia apartment shooting involving a minor

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Three people were involved in a shooting at the Quail Woods Apartments in Gastonia on Saturday. 

Gastonia Police identified Pontus Joel Adams as the shooter. Two victims were shot and transported to the hospital and one was treated on scene. Police also say one of the three victims was a juvenile and another an employee. 

Witnesses say the shooting happened in broad daylight. 

After the shooting, Adams took off in front of police with the gun in a duffle bag. He immediately got into a crash with another vehicle on Robinwood Road, according to police.

Police then took the Adams into custody. He has been charged with three counts of attempted murder.