Salisbury Police investigating accidental shooting at apartment building
Published 1:19 pm Monday, November 30, 2020
SALISBURY — Salisbury Police are investigating an incident where a local man appears to have accidentally shot himself in the face Thursday afternoon.
Salisbury Police initially responded to a call Thursday around 4 p.m. about a drive-by shooting near an apartment building at the corner of W. Thomas and S. Church streets. Police discovered evidence of a shooting near the stairwell of the apartment building and were told a victim visited the emergency room at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center.
The victim was then flown to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem to be treated for the gunshot wound.
Police say they believe the victim accidentally shot himself and then drove himself to the hospital. The victim is in a critical but stable condition. There is no evidence of anyone else shooting at the victim.