Salisbury: Home Occupied by a 79 Year-Old Man Shot Up Thursday Morning on South Jackson Street in the Historic District

Posted on April 3, 2017

RFP Staff

♦ Salisbury Police sources reported that Jerry Short, 79, living at 412 S. Jackson Street in the heart of Salisbury’s Historic District, was the victim of all other shooting into occupied property on Thursday March 30th.  911 dispatch was contacted about the shooting 11:28 a.m.  Mercifully no one was injured.  An exterior and interior wall were damaged.  Estimated damage was $200. The firearm used has yet to be determined although shell casings were found in the area.  Mr. Short had no idea who the shooter(s) was or why he would be targeted.

412 South Jackson Street, Salisbury, N.C.:

Location 412 South Jackson, Salisbury, N.C.:

No motives or suspects in this case as of yet.

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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