Murder Sunday Morning in East Spencer. Antonio Lee Shot to Death at the Grant Street Apartments by Weant Street. Hunt is on for the Suspect

Posted on June 11, 2017

RFP Staff/Community Photographers and Friends of the RFP

♦ Sources in the East Spencer Police report that Antonio Rushawnd Lee, 26, of Salisbury was shot to death at the Grant Street Apartments in the 200 block Grant Street in East Spencer Sunday morning at 9:20 a.m. The young man died from a gunshot wound to the head after an argument with another man in the apartment complex. The argument was over a young woman and alcohol was involved. The shooting took place between Apartments 26 and 30 out in a yard area.

The Late Antonio Rushawnd Lee:

East Spencer Police Chief Sharon Hovis told the Rowan Free Press that the East Spencer Police have a murder suspect in mind and hope to arrest him soon. Apparently the killing had a good number of witnesses on hand. 

Rowan County Sheriff’s Office deputies and officers from the Spencer Police showed up at the crime scene early on to lend support.

SBI and Rowan County Sheriff Office investigators are assisting the East Spencer Police in the investigation.

Grant Street Apartments (formerly known as the Weant Street Apartments), 200 Grant Street, East Spencer, N.C.:

Raw Video of Grant Apartments Crime Scene in East Spencer:

Location Grant Street Apartments, 200 Block of Grant Street (near Weant Street), East Spencer, N.C.:

Crime Scene Photo Gallery from Grant Street Homicide:

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