One man has been Killed in what appears to be a self-defense case.
The incident occurred at a Gastonia residence on Painter Lane at approximately 2:45 p.m. on Saturday. According to reports, two men had approached the home with the intention of selling stolen firearms. Reports indicated that an altercation broke out between the two men and a resident of the home. The two men had the other man on the ground was pointing a gun at him when a woman came from the back of the house and fired a gun. The shots struck 51-year-old Marion Palmer Yarborough who succumbed to the injuries.
Police received a call regarding shots outside the home, and arrived to find Yarbourough already dead in the front yard.
Police are so far ruling the killing to be self-defense and have not filed any charges against the woman.
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