Gaston County Man Arrested For Shooting Into Random Vehicles


A Gaston County man was just arrested for shooting at numerous cars and a South Point Volunteer Fire Department truck near his home.

According to police, 62-year-old Michael Edward Wilson was taken into custody at his home on South Point Road in Belmont this past Monday. He was charged him with four counts each of discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle and assault in secret.

According to police, there have been at least four incidents over the past year near his home on South Point Road in Belmont.

This video, by reporter Ken Lemon, recalls what one of the shooting victims experienced;

Wilson is currently awaiting trial in a Gaston County Jail under a one million dollar bond.

Police are still investigating the incidents. If you have any additional information, please contact Detective Dow at (704) 866-3320 or Crimestoppers at (704) 861-8000.