China Grove Police investigate overnight shooting

Published 3:49 pm Thursday, September 1, 2016

CHINA GROVE — China Grove Police are investigating an overnight shooting that occurred at 578 Westside Circle at 11:45 p.m. No arrest has been made, but police do not believe this is a random act of violence.

Police Chief Andrew Deal said when officers arrived they found a black male with a gunshot wound to the leg. He was treated at the scene by paramedics and taken to a local hospital with injuries that were not life threatening.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at the China Grove Police Department at 704-857-7755 ext. 204 or Salisbury-Rowan Crime Stoppers at 1-866-639-5245 or tips can be reported anonymously online via