Man shot in China Grove; dark SUV seen in area at that time

Published 7:46 am Monday, February 4, 2019

CHINA GROVE — A man suffered non-life-threatening injures in a shooting Sunday night in China Grove.

About 9:22 p.m. Sunday, officers from the China Grove Police Department and Rowan County Sheriff’s Office were called to 631 Harry St. when a shooting was reported.

Officers found 34-year-old Derrick Alexander of Salisbury with a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital and treated for his injuries.

Witnesses said a dark-colored SUV was seen leaving the area after shots were fired.

China Grove detectives are investigating the case. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Detective Jason Overcash at 704-857-7755 or Rowan County CrimeStoppers at 866-639-5245.