Updated! Salisbury: Young Man Shot at the Laurel Pointe Apartments Monday Evening. Victim Helicoptered to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Posted on May 30, 2017

RFP Staff

♦ According to Salisbury Police sources Jamal Aaron West, 18, of 483 Jackson Road, Salisbury was shot Monday night at the Laurel Pointe Apartment complex on 205 Laurel Pointe Circle in Salisbury.  The shooting took place during an argument between a group of young persons in the parking lot.  Multiple shots were reported fired before the group dispersed. The shooting was reported to 911 dispatch at 6:37 p.m.  West was on the ground with reported internal injuries. Persons at the scene said the young man suffered a head wound. That was later confirmed.

Police sources are saying West’s injuries are not considered life threatening.

The young man was first transported to Novant Health Rowan Regional Medical Center for treatment in a private vehicle, then transported by helicopter to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem for treatment. His condition is said to be stable.

During their investigation of the parking lot crime scene Salisbury Police investigators found 2 bullet fragments, and 2 shell casings from a .380-caliber handgun and a .40-caliber handgun. 3 articles of clothing were seized. A black Honda Accord in the parking lot was damaged by bullets.

The Victim Aaron Jamal West:

At this time the case remains under intensive investigation.  No suspects named.

Laurel Pointe Apartments, Laurel Pointe Circle, Salisbury, N.C.:

Location Laurel Pointe Apartments, Laurel Pointe Circle, 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 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.

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