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1 injured in officer-involved shooting at Gastonia restaurant

Posted August 14, 2019 4:36 a.m. EDT

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— A person was shot as Gastonia police responded to a report of an armed individual at a Buffalo Wild Wings on Tuesday night.

In a statement, city officials said police responded to the restaurant, at 422 Cox Road, at 10:15 p.m.

The suspect in the incident was shot by a police officer and was receiving medical treatment, officials said.

The officer was not injured.

Officials requested the State Bureau of Investigations conduct an independent investigation, the city said.