SPD: Shooting victim died from injuries

Posted at 7:44 AM on Jan 8, 2018



A Statesville man who was shot early Saturday morning died as a result of the injuries he sustained, according to a Statesville Police Department news release.

Investigators identified the victim as 30-year-old Freeman Jacobi Wells.

The SPD is conducting a homicide investigation.

Police have provided few details about the shooting, including where he was hit by gunfire.

Officers found Wells about 3:20 a.m. Saturday in the 500 block of Hickory Avenue. He was transported by Iredell County EMS to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injuries late Saturday, police said.

Anyone who has information about this case, or may have seen something, is urged to contact Statesville Police at 704-878-3406, or Iredell Crimestoppers at 704-662-1340. Callers can remain anonymous and a cash reward is possible.

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