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Asheboro Man Arrested After Shooting At Car And Hitting Building

The parking lot of Mid Town Dixie where police say an Asheboro Man shot at a car striking the building across the street before being arrested on Saturday Aug 7th 2021.
The parking lot of Mid Town Dixie where police say an Asheboro Man shot at a car striking the building across the street before being arrested on Saturday Aug 7th 2021.

ASHEBORO NC – A man is in jail today after police say he shot at a car on w Salisbury St in Asheboro over the weekend.

Photo of a bullet hole visible in the side of a shed across the street.
A bullet is still visible in the side of a storage building across the street from where a man shot at a car on Saturday.

On August 7th, just after 3:45 PM, police received a call about an individual discharging a firearm in the parking lot of Mid Town Dixie located at the corner of Salisbury and Park St in Asheboro. When they arrived, witnesses told the officers a black male had just fired two shots at a black Acura. Police reviewed surveillance video from the business and confirmed the male had fired a weapon in the parking lot. Police say they later located bullet holes in a storage building across the street that formerly housed Hunt Electric Supply.

The suspect was located and arrested walking a short distance from the scene at the intersection of Hoover and Park St. Twenty-year-old Shamon Alan Thomas of Asheboro, was charged with discharging a firearm in city limits, damage to property, simple possession, possession of marijuana paraphilia, possession of drug paraphilia, and felony possession of a Schedule I substance. He is currently being held at the Randolph County Jail under a $15,000 secured bond. Police did not release a motive for the shooting and were not able to locate the Acura that was being shot at.

 Shamon Alan Thomas

Shamon Alan Thomas

  • Discharging a firearm in city limits
  • Damage to property
  • Simple possession
  • Possession of marijuana paraphilia
  • Possession of drug paraphilia
  • Felony possession of a Schedule I substance

$15,000 Secured Bond