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GASTON COUNTY, N.C. — Two people are dead after a shooting that happened early Tuesday morning in the southern portion of Gaston County.

Officials said they received the call around 5:15 a.m. and responded to a home on Archie Road.

Two people were found dead in the home and paramedics rushed the alleged shooter to CaroMont Regional Medical Center for treatment.

Police told WSOC that there were five children in the home during the shooting and that some of them ran into nearby woods when the gunfire began.

Read more: WSOC