UPDATED Salisbury: Man Shot-to-Death Friday Morning in a Wooded Area Behind the Zion Hill Apartments on Standish Street

Posted on July 29, 2016

RFP Staff

♦ Friday at 8:30 a.m. the Salisbury Police were called to the Zion Hill Apartments on the 1600 block of Standish after receiving the report of residents hearing multiple gunshots being fired in a wooded area behind the apartment complex’s playground.  Officers soon located a man, now identified as Reggie Jasmond Burke, 30, of 1115 N. Long Street in East Spencer, laying dead in the woods near a well traveled path that runs from Linn Lane. Salisbury Police vehicles quickly filled up the area of the developing homicide scene.

The Late Reggie Jasmond Burke:

Investigators fanned out through the apartment complex, knocking on doors attempting to find witnesses who might be able provide information about the homicide.

Police sources have not released the name of any suspect. No motive is yet known. Burke was said to be murdered with a handgun.

Crime Scene Down Toward the Wooded Area:

Zion Hills Standish St crime scene

Zion Hills Apartments this morning

If you have any information about this homicide please call the Salisbury Police Department at 704-638-5333 or the Salisbury-Rowan Crime Stoppers at 1-866-639-5245.

**This article will be updated throughout the day as information arrives.

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