Gastonia Police Searching For Murder Suspect

GASTONIA, N.C. — Gastonia Police are searching for a murder suspect.  Investigators have charged 19-year-old Tyquese Hopper with murder.  Police believe he might be in the Shelby, Lawndale or Kingstown areas. 

Hopper and 19-year-old Taikeem Littlejohn are accused of killing Brandon McCall during a drug deal on November 9th on West Garrison Boulevard.  Littlejohn is already in police custody. 

Anyone with information on Hopper’s whereabouts is asked to call Crimestoppers at 704-861-8000.  Crimestoppers pays up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest.