Man in critical condition following shooting

Published 9:19 am Monday, December 21, 2020

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A man is in critical condition following a shooting Sunday.

Shortly after 5 p.m., Albemarle Police officers responded to South Morrow Avenue and East Main Street in reference to a shooting. When officers arrived on the scene, the victim was located sitting in a vehicle at the stop sign on South Morrow Ave with a gunshot wound to the head.

Bryan Thomas

Stanly County EMS arrived on the scene and transported the victim to Atrium Health- Stanly.

Upon investigation, detectives were able to issue warrants for the arrest of Bryan S. Thomas, 38, for attempted first degree murder. Thomas is considered armed and dangerous.

If anyone has any information about the incident or the whereabouts of Thomas, you are
asked to call the Albemarle Police Department at 704-984-9500 or leave an anonymous tip at 704-984-9511.