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. . A Mount Holly police officer who was shot and killed Friday morning at a car wash in Gaston County has died, Charlotte police say. The officer was injured in the shooting, among other things.

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GASTON COUNTY, N. . C.. . (WBTV) – A Mount Holly police officer who was shot and killed Friday morning at a car wash in Gaston County has died in Charlotte, according to police. The officer was injured in the shooting, among other things.

Gaston County Communications confirms they received the call about an officer who was shot at around 3:30 am. m. near the mountain. Holly car wash on Beatty Drive. The area is off Highway 273 near Interstate 85.

OFFICER INVOLVED: An officer and two other people were injured in a shooting near a car wash in Gaston County this morning. There is still a strong police presence and the road is completely blocked »https: // bit. ly / 3gEVG64

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say officers attempted to engage an armed suspect when the shots were exchanged between the subject and several Mount Holly officers. A Gaston County police officer was also involved.

The suspect and a Mount Holly police officer were shot dead, officials say, and at least one other person was injured. The police say the officer was brought to Caromont Main with serious injuries. Just before 10:30 a.m.. m. Police said the officer had died.

The Mount Holly Police officer who was injured in the incident succumbed to the injuries he sustained. His name is on hold temporarily to ensure appropriate family notifications are made. https: // t. co / BRpmS6DDhn

The affected man, identified by Gaston County’s Magistrate’s Office as 24-year-old Joshua Funk, suffered a gunshot wound and was brought to Caromont Main with minor injuries. He was treated and taken to Gaston County Jail. According to online records, he is being charged with first degree murder.

The name of the officer concerned is being temporarily withheld to ensure appropriate family notifications are made, police said.

At 8 o’clock. m. There was still a heavy police presence and Beatty Drive was blocked. Police believe the area will be closed for several hours as detectives conduct an investigation.

#BREAKING In this scene on Beatty Dr. . The road is completely closed to traffic. We are still collecting details but several authorities are responding, including the Gastonia Police, Belmont Police and the Mt Holly Fire Department. @WBTV_News https: // t. co / 42ZwyL71xn pic. Twitter. com / bLuVuD5shi

The investigation into an officer who shot fired on Beatty Drive continues this morning. This takes place in the area of ​​Mount Holly near the border with Belmont. Gaston County EMS confirmed that three people, including an officer, were hospitalized. image. Twitter. com / OrzgkVtyYL

The State Bureau of Investigation is investigating the shooting. The Internal Affairs Bureau with the Mount Holly Police Department will conduct a separate but parallel investigation to determine whether the department’s policies and procedures were followed during the incident, as the police view as standard practice during a shooting involving an officer.

Policeman, Gaston County, Mount Holly, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

World news – USA – Policeman dies hours after the shooting in Gaston County

Ref: https://www.wbtv.com

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