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South Carolina woman accused of shooting at husband

A Chester woman is wanted on multiple charges after police said she fired multiple shots at her husband outside a business in Gastonia over the weekend.

GASTONIA, N.C. — Editor's note: The Gastonia Police Department issued an incorrect news release regarding this incident. That release identified the suspect by the wrong name and has been recalled

A woman is on the loose after police said she fired multiple shots at her husband in Gastonia over the weekend. 

Gastonia police were called to a reported shooting at a business on South Chestnut Street around 8 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24. When officers got to the scene, they determined that the suspect was at the business when she saw her husband get out of a car in the parking lot. Investigators allege that she fired multiple shots at him before leaving the scene. 

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No one was hurt during the incident, according to police. The woman's husband called 911 to report the shooting. 

Gastonia police obtained a warrant for the suspect on multiple charges, including attempted first-degree murder and assault with a deadly weapon. She has not yet been located. Any person with information about this incident or the whereabouts of the suspect is asked to call the Gastonia Police Department immediately. 

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