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Kevin Alan Gibson
Courtesy of Catawba County Sheriff's Office

Man Charged With Shooting Family Member

40-year-old Kevin Alan Gibson was arrested by Long View Police Officers. He’s charged with three counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill along with single counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and discharging a weapon into occupied property.

According to published reports, the Long View Police Department reported that the shooting happened at approximately 5:45 p.m. Saturday (May 4) on Third Avenue Northwest near U.S. 321. Police reports say the victim of the shooting went to a convenience store at Second Avenue and U.S. 321, before being taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Officers say the male victim was a family member of the suspect. The victim was reportedly shot while inside a car with his wife and two juveniles. He drove the car to the store following the shooting. Police say the shooting was the result of a domestic dispute.

Gibson was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility this morning (May 5) without bond. A District Court date is scheduled Monday (May 6).