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Victim identified, suspect arrested with fatal Matthews shooting

Matthews police have identified the man shot to death in a mobile home neighborhood Friday night.

Police say the victim is 23-year-old Christian Brett Gaddis, a Monroe resident.

Gaddis died in the ambulance on the way to the hospital, says town spokeswoman Annette Privette Keller.

It happened around 8:30 p.m. in the 4700 block of Forestmont Drive in the Eastwood Forest mobile home neighborhood, the Observer’s news partner WCNC reported.

“(Police) are questioning a suspect, but the charges have not been filed,” says Privette Keller. Police are still taking statements from the scene.

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