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Police: Teen injured in shooting at Gastonia’s Lineberger Park

The suspect in the shooting was last seen wearing a white shirt and green shorts.
Police continue to search for the suspect in Sunday night's shooting in Lineberger Park in...
Police continue to search for the suspect in Sunday night's shooting in Lineberger Park in Gastonia.(Source: WBTV)
Published: Aug. 23, 2021 at 1:53 PM EDT
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GASTONIA, N.C. (WBTV) – Police are investigating a Sunday night shooting in Gastonia’s Lineberger Park that left a teen injured.

According to the Gastonia Police Department, officers went to the park at 8:45 p.m. after a call came in about the shooting.

Police said they learned a 17-year-old male had been shot while in Lineberger Park’s parking lot and was taken to the hospital by friends, a press release stated.

According to authorities, the suspect in the shooting was last seen wearing a white shirt and green shorts.

Anyone with information about the shooting or the suspect is asked to call detectives at (704) 842-5123. Calls can also be made to Crime Stoppers of Gaston County at (704) 861-8000.

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