1 dead, 5 injured after block party shooting in Gastonia

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GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — One person has died and five others were injured after a shooting at a block party in North Carolina.

Gastonia Police said they were called to the scene on Earl Lane around 1:30 a.m. Saturday.

Police say all six victims were taken to CaroMont Regional Medical Center for treatment. Twenty-one-year-old Johnathan Danyell Tate Jr. of Shelby died at the hospital.

The other victims suffered injuries that are not considered life-threatening. Police said their investigation is ongoing.

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