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GASTONIA, N.C. -- Two men were arrested early Saturday morning after police say a gun was fired from a motor vehicle within city limits.

According to the police report, police arrested Philip Mario Johnson, 29, of Dallas, North Carolina, and 27-year-old Findley Montelle Thompson, of Taylorsville, around 2:30 Saturday morning in the 400 block of Linwood Road in Gastonia.

Gastonia Police say a shot was fired from the passenger seat of a vehicle.

Both Johnson and Thompson were charged with a misdemeanor weapon law violation. Additionally, Thompson was charged with felony alter/steal/destroy evidence.

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