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Man shot on N. Lee Street, drove to Salisbury Police Department for help

A man driving the silver SUV was shot on N. Lee Street near the Salisbury Police Department.
A man driving the silver SUV was shot on N. Lee Street near the Salisbury Police Department.(David Whisenant-WBTV)
Published: Jul. 15, 2021 at 12:41 PM EDT
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SALISBURY, N.C. (WBTV) - A man was shot at around noon on N. Lee Street, then drove several blocks to the Salisbury Police Department to get help.

Police say the shooting happened in the 700 block of N. Lee Street. A man now identified as Sincere J. Houston, 19, of Salisbury, who was driving a silver Kia SUV, was shot. He stopped the SUV on N. Lee just a few feet past the intersection with E. Liberty, got out, and ran inside the PD. At least two bullet holes were seen on the SUV, and one of the tires appeared to have been shot.

Officers provided first aid measures until the arrival of Salisbury Fire and Rowan County EMS. The victim was taken to the hospital to be treated. The extent of his injuries is not yet known, but police said the injuries are not life threatening.

No additional information was released. Police did say this was not a random shooting.

Please call the police department at (704) 638-5333 or (704) 638-5262 or email: investigations@salisburync.gov, if you have any information about this incident.

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