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GPD ask public for assistance in homicide investigation

Gastonia Police say the shooting happened on Union Road around 4 p.m. on Tuesday

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Police are still investigating a shooting that left one man dead on Tuesday.

According to the Gastonia Police Department, officers were called to Union Road near E 12th Avenue on Tuesday just before 4:30 p.m. for reports of a shooting.

Police found Tyceria Larell Alexander, 20, dead from a gunshot wound at the scene. Investigators have labeled Alexander's death as a homicide. No suspects have been labeled at this time.

Investigators are asking any business owners and residents in the area of Union Road and 12th Avenue, with surveillance systems, to check their video for any possible evidence that could help detectives identify a suspect in this case.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Gastonia Police Department at (704) 866-6880. 

No further information on this shooting is available at this time. More details will be released as they are revealed by police.

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