1 dead, 4 injured, when fight escalates into shooting in Salisbury

1 dead, 3 injured, when fight escalates into shooting in Salisbury

SALISBURY, N.C. (WBTV) - One person died and four others were injured in a shooting Sunday afternoon in Salisbury.

Police said a fight escalated into a shooting around noon in the 900 block of East Lafayette Street.

“This is very preliminary information," said Salisbury Police Chief Jerry Stokes. “We know that a fight was occurring and it escalated to where shots were fired.”

One person was fatally shot, another was airlifted to Baptist Hospital with serious injuries and two others, including a juvenile, had non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. Another person showed up to a hospital in Statesville with non-life-threatening injuries.

Jonathan Elijah Ijames, 30, has now been identified as the victim in deadly shooting. Kyshawn Quandar Robinson, 23, was critically injured.

Andreon Tyquan Kerns was also shot, along with a juvenile, 15. Kerns and the juvenile were both treated and released.

Reginald Dean Oglesby Jr, 21, of Salisbury, was identified as the fifth victim. He was treated and released from Davis Hospital in Statesville.

Police say no one is custody or has been arrested.

“...nor do I have any information I can share on identity or possible suspects,” Chief Stokes added.

Police are not saying if this shooting is related to a shooting that happened in the same area on Friday. In that case, Daimien Dillard, 18, says he was standing near a telephone pole near the intersection of E. Lafayette and Cedar Streets when a light skinned man in a car fired several shots at him. Dillard was struck in the arm.

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