Victim in shooting drove themselves to YMCA for help

Published 12:42 pm Wednesday, October 18, 2023

SALISBURY — A Wednesday shooting on South Church Street in Salisbury led to at least one person being transported to the hospital with a gunshot wound, according to a spokesperson for the Salisbury Police Department.

According to the spokesperson the shooting originally happened on South Church Street. The victim then drove themselves to the YMCA on Jake Alexander Boulevard, where they waited on EMS to arrive.

Salisbury High School was placed under a code yellow lockdown until around, according to Michelle Shue, communications director with Rowan-Salisbury School System.

Officers from the Salisbury Police Department and personnel from Salisbury Fire Department and Rowan EMS responded and cordoned off the scene, which included the victim’s gray Nissan Altima.

The conditions of the victim is currently unknown. Information about the motive or possible suspects was not able to released, but any new information will be provided as it becomes available.