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Juvenile Airlifted following Asheboro Shooting


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Asheboro Police Announce Arrest in Millikan Ave Shooting


ASHEBORO N.C. – A 17-year-old had to be airlifted in critical condition after being injured in a shooting late Saturday night.

According to a press release from the Asheboro Police Department, on Saturday, March 19th, 2022, at approximately 10:58 PM, officers responded to Randolph Health in reference to a gunshot victim.

When officers arrived they discovered that a 17 year-old juvenile had been shot in the head at a location on Millikan Avenue in Asheboro. The victim was subsequently airlifted to another medical facility.

Police say preliminary information they gathered suggests that the juvenile and an 18 year-old male had gone to the location on Millikan Avenue and were confronted by one or more individuals, at least one of whom opened fire on their vehicle.

Millikan Ave (Randolph County GIS)
Millikan Ave (Randolph County GIS)

Officers secured the location on Millikan Avenue, detaining multiple individuals. Detectives with the Asheboro Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division responded and assumed the investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Randolph County Crimestoppers at 336-672-7463 or Det. L. Johnson at 336-626-1300.


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Asheboro Police Announce Arrest in Millikan Ave Shooting