Two dead, three hurt in North Carolina shooting
Published 09/08/2015 | 15:53
Two people have died and three others - including two police officers - have been injured in a shooting in North Carolina.
The two officers and another person received treatment for non-life-threatening gunshot wounds, according to Gaston County emergency services.
Gaston County police chief Bill Melton said police had been called to a community about 22 miles west of Charlotte at 9.18pm in regard to a shooting.
Gaston County commissioners' chairman Tracy Philbeck tweeted about the shooting on Saturday night, saying: "Please keep our officers in your prayers."