Salisbury: Multiple Gunshots Fired at Occupied Home on Vance Avenue Thursday Evening

Posted on June 1, 2018

RFP Staff

♦ According to Salisbury Police Department sources Rickey Christopher Rattz, 42, from Lynn Haven, Florida and Eric Andrew Goodman, 32, from 403 Vance Avenue, were victims of “all other shooting into an occupied property” and “miscellaneous property damage” at a home on 329 Vance Avenue on Thursday evening.  Multiple bullets struck the residence, damaging two exterior walls (Assessed damage at $350).  Salisbury Police officers located 5 spent H&P shell casings in the street by the home.  Neither man was reported injured during the shooting.  The crime was reported to 911 Dispatch at 7:52 p.m. and brought Salisbury Police officers to the residence.  A handgun was employed in the shooting.

No description of the shooters is available.  No motive for the shooting has been put forward.

Top of the SPD Incident Report for 329 Vance Avenue, Salisbury, N.C.:

Manifest of damaged property and recovered shell casings from 329 Vance Avenue appearing in the SPD Incident Report:

329 Vance Avenue, Salisbury, N.C.:

Location 329 Vance Avenue, Salisbury, N.C.:

Citizens having any knowledge about this crime is 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.

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

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