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Teen in stable condition after being shot by another teen, says Asheboro Police

Teen in stable condition after being shot by another teen, says Asheboro Police

Breaking News
ASHEBORO — A shooting overnight left a 16-year-old in the hospital with a gunshot wound and police searching a second 16-year-old suspect. Friday night around 9:30 p.m., officers with the Asheboro Police Department received a report of shots fired in the area of North Asheboro Park on Canoy Drive. As officers were responding a police sergeant working off-duty at Randolph Hospital reported a 16-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the jaw/neck area had been brought to the Emergency Room by vehicle, according to an official with the Asheboro Police Department.  Detectives with the Department’s Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene. They identified another 16-year-old male as the suspect. Based upon evidence collected and information gathered a secu...
Police Investigating Shooting in Asheboro [UPDATED]

Police Investigating Shooting in Asheboro [UPDATED]

Breaking News
THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN UPDATEDClick here to go to the latest update [Scott Pelkey | North State Journal] ASHEBORO N.C. - Police are on the scene in Asheboro, trying to determine what led to a person arriving at the Emergency Room with a gunshot wound. Just before 5 p.m. Randolph County 911, dispatched an EMS unit to the intersection of N Elm St and Brewer St, in Asheboro, for a standby for a possible gunshot wound. Initial unconfirmed reports indicate that an individual arrived at the Emergency Room suffering from a gunshot wound, which may have occurred at a home near the intersection of N Elm St and Brewer St Police locked down the area where they believe the victim was shot and began a search for a second victim as well as evidence. The Emergency Room at Randolph He...
Randolph Health Lifts Universal Masking Requirements

Randolph Health Lifts Universal Masking Requirements

Health
ASHEBORO NC - On March 28, 2023, at 7:00 a.m., all Randolph Health facilities will lift universal masking requirements for patients, visitors, and team members. In a press release, Randolph Health says the decision to make masks optional was made in collaboration with other regional healthcare systems, including Novant Health, Atrium Health, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, CaroMont Health, and Cone Health. Masks were required during the COVID-19 pandemic and flu season, with this change everyone should consider their personal risk when considering masking up. Patients may request their care teams to wear masks during treatment and clinic visits. The press release says in part that, "while universal masking will no longer be required, certain exceptions apply, including wearin...
Randolph Health to Lift Visitor Restrictions Due to Flu

Randolph Health to Lift Visitor Restrictions Due to Flu

Health
ASHEBORO N.C. - Tomorrow Randolph Health along with most other hospitals in the area will be lifting visitor restrictions in place due to the flu. According to a press release from Randolph Health, effective 7 a.m. on Tuesday, March 7th, restrictions for visitors twelve and under will be lifted at Randolph Health. Randolph Health is joining Atrium Health, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, Novant Health, Cone Health, and CaroMont Health in lifting the restrictions at the same date and time to prevent confusion among the public and to avoid a patchwork of varying restrictions. The unified response is part of a coordinated plan to better control the spread of flu throughout the region. Visitors, patients, and staff will still be required to wear masks in medical facilities i...
Juvenile Airlifted following Asheboro Shooting

Juvenile Airlifted following Asheboro Shooting

Crime
READ THE UPDATE TO THIS STORY 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 confro...
Randolph Health Decreases Visitor Restrictions

Randolph Health Decreases Visitor Restrictions

Health
ASHEBORO N.C. –Randolph Health has announced they are implementing new visitation guidelines beginning today. In a press release the hospital says that "due to the decreased COVID-19 activity in the area and admission of COVID-19 patients to our inpatient areas, Randolph Health is implementing new visitation guidelines beginning on Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at 7 a.m." New Visitation Guidelines Visiting Hours will be from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.Visitors must 12 years of age or older.Visitors should enter the hospital through the Emergency Department. The main Visitor Entrance will remain closed. Parking is available in the parking garage located at the corner of White Oak Street and Miller Street.Visitors will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms including a temperature check and symptom sur...
Two People Airlifted Overnight After Asheboro Shooting

Two People Airlifted Overnight After Asheboro Shooting

News
ASHEBORO N.C. (ACME NEWS) - Two people had to be airlifted from Randolph Hospital overnight following a Shooting on Cedar Falls Rd in Asheboro. According to a press release from the Asheboro Police Department, last night at around 11:40pm officers from the Asheboro Police Department were dispatched to 1012 Cedar Falls Road in reference to a shooting. When officers arrived they located a male victim who was suffering from a gunshot wound in a small building behind the residence. The male who police identified as 29-year-old Randy Christopher Brower of Kernersville was taken to Randolph Hospital by Randolph County EMS. A second male who also sustained a gunshot wound, arrived at Randolph Hospital in a private vehicle. Police identified that male as 27-yea...
Shooting At Randleman Party Leaves 1 Dead

Shooting At Randleman Party Leaves 1 Dead

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ASHEBORO N.C. (ACME NEWS) – One person is dead today after shots rang out at a party late last night in Randleman. What we have learned today is that on January 8th 2022, a private party was being held at a residence on Leonae Drive in Randleman. At around 10:30 p.m. approximately 20 people who weren't invited showed up and just an hour and fifteen minutes later at 11:45 p.m., a fight broke out in the front yard. During that fight multiple gunshots were fired by an unknown subject. The shooter fled the scene along with most of the guests immediately following the shooting. A flood of 911 calls came in and at 11:58 p.m. the Randolph County Sheriff’s office along with fire and EMS responded to the scene. They were notified that the victim had been taken to Ra...
Randolph Health Eases Visitor Restrictions

Randolph Health Eases Visitor Restrictions

Health
ASHEBORO NC - Randolph Health has announced they will again be easing visitor restrictions at Randolph Hospital. The new visitation guidelines began on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at 7 a.m. This is the second time this year that Randolph Health has scaled back restrictions put in place since it began to accept low-level COVID-19 patients in December of last year.  The new guidelines extend the number of hours visitors are allowed, increase the number of visitors allowed at one time, and add new rules for maternity patients. All visitors are still required to be screened for COVID-19 symptoms including a temperature check and symptom survey before being allowed into the building.  New Visitation Guidelines: Visiting Hours will be from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.Visitors should enter th...
Randolph ER Locked Down After Crowd Gathered Following Shooting

Randolph ER Locked Down After Crowd Gathered Following Shooting

Breaking News
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 ...