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Shooting Under Investigation

A shooting that resulted in the hospitalization of the victim is under investigation. On Sunday (July 24), shortly after 5:00 a.m., the Statesville Police Department received a report of a gunshot victim at Iredell Memorial Hospital. The victim, a 45-year-old Statesville man, was transported to the hospital in a personal vehicle.

The victim sustained a single gunshot to the abdomen and was later transported by Iredell County EMS to a trauma center for care. The man told officers that he was shot by an unknown assailant in the parking lot of Lisa’s Restaurant on Salisbury Road.

The Statesville Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene and found the evidence connected to the shooting in the parking lot. The investigation is ongoing and no other information was available. No suspect description was given.

The Statesville Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division is requesting that anyone with information regarding this incident contact the Statesville Police Department at 704-878-3406 or 704-878-3516.