The incident happened in the Pizza Hut parking lot on S. Chester Street. Police say Darrin Abernathy, 25, tried to hit a member of the Dallas Rescue Squad with his Jeep.
The responder was reportedly approaching the vehicle to try and help an unconscious passenger inside.
Abernathy is wanted for Assault with a Deadly Weapon on a Medical Person.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Gastonia Police Department at 704-866-6702.