♦ Salisbury Police sources report that the Salisbury Police are seeking Leonard Calvin Givens, Jr., 22, a Livingstone College student from Richfield, N.C., as a suspect in Sunday’s Downtown E. Council Street shootings.
Leonard Calvin Givens, Jr.:
According to warrants issued for Givens he is being sought for assault with a deadly weapon (felony) and “shooting into an occupied moving vehicle (felony).
Sunday’s shootings took place in a parking lot at 120 E. Council street as the result of an escalating argument taking place at the King Tut Café and Hookah Lounge at 5 Easy Street. A large crowd spilled outside and multiple shots were fired which could be heard all over Downtown Salisbury. As a result three shooting victims were transported to Novant Rowan Regional Medical Center with non-life threating wounds.
Law enforcement believed Givens may be in the West Monroe Street area of Salisbury where he may be staying with friends. He drives a dark blue or black Ford Super Duty Truck. His former address was 125 Panther Point Road, in Richfield, N.C. More arrests are expected in this case.
If you are a friend of Mr. Givens urge him to contact a lawyer and turn himself into the Salisbury Police. At 22 years-old his life remains ahead of him.
Previous RFP Articles about Sunday’s Downtown Salisbury Shootings:
Citizens having any knowledge of the whereabouts of Leonard Calvin Givens, Jr. are urged to call the Salisbury Police at 704-638-5333. If you fear retribution, want to remain anonymous and possibly collect a reward of up to $1,000, information can be submitted 24/7 via the web: http://tips.salisburyrowancrimestoppers.org/ or by calling the Salisbury-Rowan Crime Stoppers at 1-866-639-5245.
**This article will be updated as more information arrives.**
Salisbury Police Department Press Release January 24th, 2017: