Salisbury: House Shot Up Sunday on Messner Street in the West End

Posted on December 6, 2016

RFP Staff

♦ According to Salisbury Police sources and neighbors Teela Evette Wilkins, 29, living at 310 Messner Street in Salisbury’s besieged West End, was the victim of all other shooting into an occupied property on Sunday. The shooting was reported later at 3:22 p.m. Monday and officers arrived soon after to take a report.

Multiple gunshots were heard throughout the area according to neighbors. A handgun was used in the shooting. No injuries reported. A window was reported damaged ($75 estimated damages).

People in the area are alleging this shooting was in retaliation for the Firewater Lounge murder of Sharod Raheem Mathis and is gang related, yet this is unconfirmed by police sources.

310 Messner Street, Salisbury, N.C.:

Location 310 Messner Street in Salisbury, N.C.:

Citizens having any knowledge about this crime are urged to call the Salisbury Police at 704-638-5333. If you fear retribution, want to remain anonymous and possibly collect an award of up to $1,000, information can be submitted 24/7 via the web: or by calling the Salisbury-Rowan Crime Stoppers at 1-866-639-5245.

**This article will be updated as we receive more information.**

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