Updated! Salisbury: Timothy Lee Grady Murdered Saturday Night at 503 N. Ellis Street. Multiple Gunshots Heard in the Area of the Killing

Posted on May 28, 2017

RFP Staff/Todd Paris, Photographer

♦ Salisbury Police officers were called at 11:12 p.m. Saturday night to a two-story brick apartment complex at 503 N. Ellis Street near W. Cemetery Street. They were responding on the report of multiple gunshots.  When officers arrived, they found Timothy Lee Grady, 34, of Greensboro, N.C. laying on the front steps leading to the 2nd floor balcony of the apartments.  Grady was pronounced dead at the scene.  A neighbor reported multiple shots. The shooting allegedly occurred at the apartment (Apt. 203) of Frankie Eugene Cox, Jr., 30, who is now being sought for Grady’s murder.  Both Cox and Grady knew each other.

Cox is the only suspect in the homicide.  He stands 6’2″ and weighs 220 lbs.  He is considered armed and dangerous and may be in Salisbury.

Frankie Eugene Cox, Jr.’s Previous Record:


The Salisbury Police Department is being assisted by investigators from the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office at the crime scene.

Frankie Eugene Cox, Jr.:

Raw Video of Crime Scene at 503 N. Ellis on Saturday Night May 27th, 2017:

Crime Scene at 503 N. Ellis Street, Salisbury, N.C.:

503 N. Ellis Street, Salisbury, N.C.:

Location 503 N. Ellis Street, Salisbury, N.C.:

The intersection of N. Ellis and W. Cemetery Streets, Salisbury, N.C.:

Captain Melonie Thompson, Salisbury Police Department:

Rowan County Sheriff’s Deputies and Salisbury Police at the Crime Scene:

Citizens having any knowledge of the whereabouts of Frankie Eugene Cox, 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 soon an more information becomes available.**

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