Police: 2 taken to the hospital after shot inside vehicle in Gastonia

Two people were transported to the hospital Wednesday evening after police said they were shot while inside their vehicle in Gastonia. 

The incident occurred at 6:20 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21 at the intersection of West Airline Avenue and Gaston Avenue. 

Officers said Darryl Rashawn Brantley, 26, and Markovia Lashawn Durham, 24,  were shot inside a vehicle while attempting to leave the scene following an argument.

According to Gastonia police, both Brantley and Durham were shot by two unknown men. It's unclear at this time if the two victims and suspects knew one another. 

There is no further information on the suspects at this time, police say. 

Both victims were transported to CaroMont Regional Medical Center. The hospital was temporarily placed on lock-down Wednesday due to the incident. 

According to police, one victim is in surgery with non-life threatening injuries and the second victim has been released.