One person shot at Salisbury bowling center parking lot

A large police presence was seen in the parking lot.
Police were gathered in the parking lot outside of the bowling alley.
Published: Mar. 15, 2023 at 8:59 PM EDT
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SALISBURY, N.C. (WBTV) - One person was shot outside of a popular bowling center in Salisbury on Wednesday night, according to investigators.

Police say the shooting happened in the parking lot at Woodleaf Lanes on Jake Alexander Boulevard at approximately 8 p.m.

Police identified the victim as 43-year-old Dannie Lee Owens Jr.

He was transported to Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center with minor injuries.

According to investigators, a Woodleaf Lanes worker called 911 after a person who was outside came in and told them about the shooting.

Salisbury Police said the victim’s car was stolen and found sometime later.

The investigation into the case remains active, and anyone with information is asked to contact Salisbury Police.