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GASTON COUNTY, N.C. Gaston police said a woman fabricated a shooting and hostage situation at a home in Gaston County Wednesday.

Officials said the woman went to the Belmont Police Department and reported that someone was shot and killed in her home. The woman also told police that her daughter was being held hostage in the house.

County EMS responded to the home off of Wildlife Road south of Belmont around 10:30 a.m.

SWAT units also arrived on scene but did not discover any hostage situation.

Police said they later learned that the woman had medical issues and fabricated the whole story. Due to her issues, she will not be charged with any crime.

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