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One Dead, Two Injured In Asheboro Shooting

One Dead, Two Injured In Asheboro Shooting

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Investigators with the Randolph County Sheriffs Office and Asheboro Police Department investigate a fatal shooting on Plummer St overnight. (Scott Pelkey / Acme News) ASHEBORO NC (ACME NEWS) - On Saturday, April 3, 2021, Randolph County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a shooting on Plummer Street in Asheboro. The arriving officers found three subjects at the home, all with gunshot wounds. According to a statement by the Randolph County Sherriff's Office, 27-year old Robert Lewis Spencer was pronounced dead at the scene. The two other subjects were transported to nearby trauma hospitals. One subject is currently in surgery and the other is in stable condition. Randolph County Sheriff’s Office detectives were on the scene late through the night and the investigation is ongoing. ...
Randolph ER Locked Down After Crowd Gathered Following Shooting

Randolph ER Locked Down After Crowd Gathered Following Shooting

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ASHEBORO NC (ACME NEWS) - Randolph Hospital's Emergency Room was briefly placed on lockdown Sunday night after a large crowd gathered at the entrance where a victim was being treated following a shooting. According to police radio traffic, officers with the Asheboro Police Department at the Emergency Room requested backup to help with controlling a crowd of between 50-100 people growing angry and confrontational. Officers with the Randolph County Sherriff's Office, Randleman Police Department, and State Highway Patrol responded  emergency traffic. The Randolph County Sherriff's Office ERT (SWAT) team was alerted with some members also responded to the hospital. Randolph County 911 received several calls about individuals who were possibly armed in the parking lot. Radio traffic ...
Fire Consumes Randleman Hardee’s

Fire Consumes Randleman Hardee’s

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(Scott Pelkey / Acme News)(Scott Pelkey / Acme News)(Scott Pelkey / Acme News)(Scott Pelkey / Acme News)(Scott Pelkey / Acme News)(Scott Pelkey / Acme News)(Scott Pelkey / Acme News)(Scott Pelkey / Acme News)(Scott Pelkey / Acme News)(Scott Pelkey / Acme News)(Scott Pelkey / Acme News) RANDLEMAN NC (ACME NEWS) - Fire crews responded to a commercial structure fire at Hardee's in Randleman Saturday morning. Photos posted to social media show flames 10 feet high over the building and thick black smoke that could be seen as far south as Asheboro. Photo by Julie-Blackburn Randleman, Sophia, Westside, Level Cross, Climax, and Guil-Rand Fire Departments worked to put out the fire. They were assisted by Randleman PD, and Randolph County EMS who were on standby at the scene. Officials ...
Asheboro Officer Involved In Accident Responding To Call

Asheboro Officer Involved In Accident Responding To Call

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(Scott Pelkey / Acme News)(Scott Pelkey / Acme News)(Scott Pelkey / Acme News)(Scott Pelkey / Acme News) ASHEBORO NC (ACME NEWS) - Two people were taken to the hospital last night after a an Asheboro Police Officer collided with another vehicle while responding to a call. According to Mark Lineberry, Chief of the Asheboro Police Department, an officer was responding to a domestic call where there was a suspect who was possibly armed with a weapon. The officer was en-route with lights and siren when he was involved in an accident with another driver at the intersection of N Fayetteville St and W Salisbury St. The other driver's car ended up on the steps of the First United Methodist Church across the street from Walgreens and the driver had to be freed from the vehicle using hydra...
Two Dead, Infant Injured After Shooting

Two Dead, Infant Injured After Shooting

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Two people were killed and an infant was injured in a shooting at the Coleridge Apartments in Asheboro. (Scott Pelkey / Acme News)Two people were killed and an infant was injured in a shooting at the Coleridge Apartments in Asheboro. (Scott Pelkey / Acme News) ASHEBORO NC (ACME NEWS) - Two people were killed and an infant was injured in a shooting at the Coleridge Apartments in Asheboro. According to a statement by the Asheboro Police Department at 6:05 PM the Asheboro Police Department responded to the area of the Coleridge Road Apartments in reference to a shooting. Arriving officers found two male victims near a vehicle in the parking lot suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Lifesaving efforts were administered by officers along and later by arriving fire department EMT's and...
Barricaded Suspect Arrested After Standoff

Barricaded Suspect Arrested After Standoff

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muifDesR_M0 LIBERTY NC (ACME NEWS) - A Liberty man was arrested after an hours-long stand-off with police Thursday evening. According to Chief DJ Semrad with the Liberty Police Department, at approximately 2:40 pm on Thursday officers with Liberty PD responded to a 911 call for an alleged assault and domestic situation at 209 W Raleigh Ave. The officers noted injuries on the victim and the suspect, Kenneth Powell who was reportedly armed. Powell barricaded himself in a room of the house. Warrants for Assault on a Female and Resist, Delay, Obstruct a Law Enforcement Officer were secured. The Randolph County SIRT team was asked to assist with the situation. Several agencies including Ramseur PD, Asheboro PD, Archdale PD, RCSO, Liberty Fir...