Update | Victims, suspect in deadly Gastonia shooting identified

Update | Victims, suspect in deadly Gastonia shooting identified

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by WCNC.com staff

WCNC.com

Posted on May 31, 2013 at 9:02 PM

Updated Monday, Dec 2 at 3:10 PM

GASTONIA, N.C. -- Two men were shot multiple times in a deadly double shooting in Gaston County.

Authorities responded to the scene in the 4100 block of Titman Road around 7:15 p.m. Friday after a man found two bodies in a car.

Police arrived to find Michael Anthony Rice Jr., 24, and Jerry Lenneil Richardson, 24, dead in the vehicle. Police say both victims were shot several times.

Officers arrested a man inside the house the car was in front of. Michael Tyler Walters, 18, is now charged with two counts of murder.

Gastonia police are handling the investigation.

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