ASHEBORO NC (ACME NEWS) – Police are investigating what led to a shooting that left a man in serious condition Sunday Night.
According to Chief Mark Lineberry with the Asheboro Police Department, officers responded to calls of gunshots in the area near 401 East Salisbury St at 7:18 PM. As more 911 calls came in responding officers learned that a subject had been shot.
Arriving officers say the 22-year-old Kalil Jabri Cuthrell with two gunshot wounds. EMS arrived and transported Cuthrell to Randolph Hospital, where he was later airlifted to a trauma center. He is currently listed in serious but stable condition.
Shortly after the Cuthrell arrived at Randolph Hospital’s Emergency Room Asheboro Police received a 911 call from hospital staff that multiple subjects were trying to get into the facility and some in the crowd were passing a gun around. Officers from NCSHP, RCSO, Ramseur Police, Randleman Police, and Asheboro Police arrived at the emergency room and secured the area.
“I want to be clear no shots were fired in the area of Randolph Health and it was never an active shooter.” said Chief Lineberry in a press release. “We believe that this incident is not a random act,” the Asheboro Police Department is working to identify a suspect in the incident.
If you have any information regarding this incident please call Asheboro Police Department Det. Rippey at 336-626-1300 ext. 317 or ext. 316 or you can leave your information with Randolph County Crime Stoppers at 336-672-7463.
UPDATE – : On Monday, March 22, 2021, a 17 year-old male was taken into custody without incident and charged with Attempted First Degree Murder and Possession of a Firearm by a Minor. The juvenile’s parents have been notified of the arrest. He has been turned over to Juvenile Services personnel to be transported to a regional juvenile detention facility. The victim was last reported to be out of surgery and in serious but stable condition.