Posted on August 15, 2012 at 5:47 AM
Wednesday, Aug 15 at 7:14 AM
GASTONIA, N.C. -- A mother and son were shot after stepping outside of their Gastonia home to smoke Tuesday night.
Gastonia police said the two victims were outside of their house off of Laurel Woods Drive around 11 p.m. when two people walked by and shot them.
Both victims were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to police.
Authorities are still looking for the suspects and have not yet found a motive for the shooting. Police have not released the identity of the man and woman shot.
If anyone has information about this crime they're asked to call Gastonia police at 704-866-6890.