Salisbury: Another Drive-By Shooting on S. Shaver Street Friday Afternoon

Posted on February 26, 2017

RFP Staff

♦ All through this past weekend in Salisbury from Friday afternoon through early Sunday morning gunshots could be heard throughout the city.  South Shaver St., which has been particularly busy with shootings, experienced another drive-by shooting at 200 South Shaver on Friday when it was reported to 911 dispatch that Johnny Wright, Jr., 52, of S. Shaver St. by the intersection of E. Fisher St. was a victim of assault–gun reported to the Salisbury Police Department at 2:11 p.m.  Mr. Wright, on foot not far from his home on South Shaver St,, was shot at from a passing black Chevrolet Suburban SUV.  A handgun was used in the crime.  Mercifully Mr. Wright was not struck by bullets.  He did not know his assailant(s).

200 S. Shaver Street, Salisbury, N.C.:

Location 200 S. Shaver St., Salisbury, N.C.:

The Salisbury Police have named no suspects in this case.

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 a reward 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.

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