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Suspect charged in Gastonia shooting that injured 7-year-old girl

Jeremy Quintrel Lewis is facing multiple charges related to a shooting that sent a 7-year-old girl to a Gastonia hospital Tuesday night.

GASTONIA, N.C. — Police in Gastonia, North Carolina, have arrested a person in connection with a shooting that injured a 7-year-old girl Tuesday night. 

According to Gastonia Police, officers found the girl on Ware Avenue around 7:15 p.m. after she'd been shot. The child was taken to a local hospital for treatment. 

Jeremy Quintrel Lewis, 30, was arrested early Thursday. Lewis was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill or inflict serious injury, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and discharging a firearm into occupied property. He is being held in the Gaston County Jail under a $500,000 bond. 

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