Wednesday, 13 June 2018 04:21

Investigation Being Conducted Into Fatal Shooting Incident

A fatal shooting incident is under investigation in Alexander County. On Monday (June 11) shortly before 1 a.m., Alexander County Communications received a call of a shooting at a residence on Will Wilson Lane in Taylorsville. Officers from the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office arrived on the scene along with Taylorsville Police Officers, Alexander County EMS, and the Taylorsville Fire Department. They found a 17-year-old male deceased from a gunshot wound.

Sheriff’s Officers processed the scene, notified the Medical Examiner, and an autopsy was scheduled for today (June 13) at Baptist Hospital in Winston Salem. There was at least one other teenager, along with an adult female on the scene at the time of the shooting. Once the autopsy is complete, the Sheriff’s Office will confer with the District Attorney’s Office regarding the incident.

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