Police confirm three dead after shooting Thursday morning

Published 1:33 pm Thursday, July 25, 2019

The Stanly County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed three people are dead after a shooting in Albemarle Thursday morning.
Capt. Chris Huneycutt said the office received a report Thursday morning around 6:30 a.m. of a man saying someone was beating on his door. When deputies arrived at the scene on Canton Road near Rutherford Road, they found a man had been shot.

The 24-year-old man has been transported to CMC-Northeast. He is currently in stable condition and awaiting surgery.

Police are not searching for any suspects. The Stanly County Sheriff’s Office is notifying the families of the deceased before releasing any names.

More will be posted at thesnaponline.com as it becomes available and in the Weekend Edition of The Stanly News & Press.