Suspect arrested in Gastonia deadly shooting

Suspect arrested in Gastonia deadly shooting

Antonio Alonzo Monroe

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by NewsChannel 36 staff

WCNC.com

Posted on June 18, 2011 at 2:44 PM

Updated Saturday, Jun 18 at 2:46 PM

GASTONIA, N.C. – Gastonia police have made an arrest in a deadly shooting that happened Friday night.

Police responded to a shooting call at 2102 Hartford Drive at 9:30 p.m. When officers arrived they found Mario Dashon Davis with a gunshot wound in the front yard. Davis died at the scene.

By 3 a.m. Saturday investigators had arrested Antonio Alonzo Monroe for the shooting and charged him with murder.

Information pulled from the Gaston County Sheriff’s website shows Monroe just got out of jail last week. He’s been arrested five times since December.
 

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