Two people shot at house party in Salisbury

A juvenile and a 20-year-old were reported shot
A 15-year-old and 20-year-old were both injured after dozens of shots rang out in Salisbury this weekend.
Published: Nov. 13, 2022 at 9:13 AM EST

SALISBURY, N.C. (WBTV) - Police in Salisbury confirmed that two people were shot at a house party on Sunday morning.

Neighbors reported “dozens” of shots fired on Messner Street, between W. Horah and W. Monroe.

When police arrived, they located a juvenile who had been shot. The juvenile was taken to the hospital. At 2:08 a.m., a 20-year-old suffering from a gunshot wound arrived at the Novant Health Rowan Medical Center.

The shooting was reported at approximately 1:30 a.m. At 6:30 a.m. detectives and crime scene technicians were processing the scene. Evidence markers were placed from one side of the street to the other.

Police also discovered that shots fired during the melee on Messner Street stuck neighboring homes on Old Wilkesboro Road and W. Horah St. No injuries were reported, but there was damage to the property.

No suspects have been arrested at this time.

Anyone with information on this case, please contact the Salisbury Police Department Criminal Division at 704-638-5333.

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