Salisbury: George Torrence Arrested Saturday Morning for Allegedly Shooting of William Pierre Hargrave Saturday on S. Craige Street

Posted on November 19, 2017

RFP Staff

♦ According to Salisbury Police sources George Albert Torrence, 29, a convicted felon living on Old Plank Road in Salisbury, was arrested at 11:04 a.m. Saturday at 714 Partee Street for allegedly shooting William Pierre Hargrave, 21, at 610 S. Craige Street earlier Saturday morning. Torrence is now in the Rowan County Detention Center under a secure $25,000 bond.

Hargrave suffered from gunshot wounds to his back and arm. After being taken to Novant Health Rowan Medical Center, he was transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.
His condition is said to be non-life threatening. Torrence and Hargrave were said to argue at Torrence’s residence on Old Plank Road. No motive for the shooting has yet been revealed.

George Albert Torrence:

Charges George Albert Torrence:

George Albert Torrence’s Previous Record:;jsessionid=4787F374811BCECF61F7E475622DA2C5.WV6JFHAP55T_512?method=list

714 Partee Street, Salisbury, N.C.:

Location 714 Partee Street, Salisbury, N.C.:

From the Rowan Free Press article on Saturday November 17th: “Salisbury: William Hargrave Shot Early Saturday Morning on S. Craige Street. Transported to the Hospital with Multiple Gunshot Wounds”:

“Salisbury Police sources report that William Pierre Hargrave, 21, of 521 Harrel Street, was the victim of “assault-gun” at 610 S. Craige Street in Salisbury.  Hargrave reportedly suffered from gunshot wounds to his back and arm from a yet to be determined firearm.  Hargrave was reported bleeding profusely from his injuries. The victim was said to not know his assailant.  His condition is yet unknown.  He was transported to an area hospital believed to be Novant Health Rowan Medical Center. The crime was reported to 911 dispatch at 3:51 a.m. as a suspicious person after the wounded man knocked on someone’s door.

The Victim William Pierre Hargrave:

Salisbury Police vehicles filled the street around 4 a.m. and investigators spoke with neighbors. Multiple gunshots were heard in the area.

No motive for the shooting is known yet. No suspects have been named.

610 S. Craige Street, Salisbury, N.C.:

Location 610 S. Craige Street, Salisbury, N.C.:

Salisbury Police Event Report of the William Pierre Hargrave Shooting:

**This article will be updated as more information arrives.**

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