Salisbury man shot, stabbed in his home

Salisbury man shot, stabbed in his home

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A man is in critical condition after he was shot and stabbed, police say.

Salisbury police responded to a call at 2:52 a.m. on Vanderford St. When they found Rodney Antonio Carpenter, 32, wounded. According to police, witnesses said the victim opened his front door after hearing someone outside and two subjects rushed in, shot and stabbed him.

Carpenter was taken to Novant Rowan Regional Medical Center and then flown to Wake Forest Baptist Hospital.

The case is under investigation. Police say it is not a random incident.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Salisbury Police Department at 704-638-5333 or Crime Stoppers at 1-866-639-5245.

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