Man found with gunshot wound on front porch of house

Published 9:56 am Saturday, May 16, 2020

SALISBURY — Late Friday, Salisbury Police officers found 25-year-old Derrick DaShawn Brown on the front porch of an Old Plank Road house with a single gunshot wound to the abdomen.

It’s unclear what preceded the incident, and details were sparse Saturday morning.

In a news release, police said Brown was transported to Rowan Medical Center for treatment and was in stable condition with no life-threatening injures.

Police said there was no further information available. 

Those with information about the incident are encouraged to contact Salisbury Police at (704) 638-5333 or call Salisbury-Rowan Crime Stoppers at 1-866-639-5245. Tips may be submitted online at, via Facebook private message or via the Nixle app by texting 888777 with the words: TIP MYSALISBURY (your tip information). Caller identity is not required and your information will remain confidential.