A Gastonia man is dead and two Shelby residents are charged in connection with a shooting Tuesday afternoon. At 5:55 PM, Gastonia Police responded to a convenience grocery at 2741 Lowell Bethesda Road, the intersection with S. New Hope Road. 30-year-old Eric De Sean Glenn had been shot. He was transported to CaroMont Regional Medical Center where he died.
Marshawn Devon Sanders, 27, and Ashley Michelle Abernathy, 34, both from Shelby, were charged with First Degree Murder. Both were arrested late Tuesday evening.
Gastonia Police are also investigating another shooting that happened Tuesday night. At approximately 11:30 PM a 17-year-old girl was struck several times in a shooting on N. Broad St. She was transported to Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, where she was in stable condition Wednesday morning.