Two in hospital after shooting near Salisbury hospital


SALISBURY, NC (WJZY) — Two men were taken to the hospital following a shooting Wednesday night, according to Salisbury police. 

The incident happened around 9 p.m. on Wednesday along the 600 block of E. Cemetery Street. 

When officers arrived they found Isaiah Thomas, 18 and Preston Jaquad Dalton, 20, who had both been shot. Officers said one of the victims was discovered on 600 E. Franklin Street.

Thomas and Dalton were taken to Wake Forest Baptist Hospital in Winston Salem for treatment. Additional security was placed at the hospital as a precaution. 

The two victims were transported to Baptist. One was reported to be in critical condition. 

Crews were still on scene late Wednesday night. The State Bureau of Investigations is assisting with the crime scene processing.

Anyone with information regarding this matter is encouraged to call the Salisbury Police Department at 704-638-5333 or Crime Stoppers at 1-866-639-5245. 

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