Albemarle Police: Second shooting happens on South Morrow Avenue
Published 8:49 am Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Albemarle Police officers responded Monday afternoon to a report of a gunshot wound in the 200 block of South Morrow Avenue.
Upon arrival shortly before 1 p.m., officers found a male suffering from a gunshot wound. The person was taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
The case remains under investigation.
The shooting comes just a few days after another shooting in the same area.
Shortly before 7 p.m. Friday, officers responded to a report of a gunshot wound in the same block of South Morrow.
Officers found a 42-year-old suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries following a dispute, investigators said. Albert Gregory Benjamin, 21, was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill or inflict serious injury.
Benjamin received a $75,000 bond and a scheduled court date of June 13.
Police say the second incidents are not related.