GASTON COUNTY, NC — An investigation is underway after someone shot into an occupied vehicle on I-85 South at Edgewood Road (Exit 10B) near Bessemer City during rush hour, according to Gaston County emergency communications.
The shooting was called in around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and shortly afterward, I-85 South was shut down from exit 17 to exit 10B. Gaston County Police, Bessemer City Police and the Highway Patrol are diverting traffic. NCDOT says the highway may not reopen until 10 p.m.
Police have not yet confirmed whether there are any injuries. This is a developing story. Check back for updates