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Salisbury Police Department Investigating 02-02-2023 Homicide

Salisbury Police Department Investigating 02-02-2023 Homicide

On Sunday, July 2, 2023 at approximately 1147 PM, the Salisbury Police Department responded to the 1300 block of West Jake Alexander Blvd regarding a reported shooting.  Officers arrived and located Otha Keith Sherrill (DOB-10/23/1973) with a gunshot wound.  Mr. Sherrill was transported to Novant Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The Salisbury Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division is actively investigating the incident.  Due to the nature of this investigation, no further information will be released at this time.

This appears to be an isolated incident, there is no active threat to the surrounding community.

Anyone with information, please contact Sgt. Hill at (704) 638-5333,

(704) 638-5262 or email: investigations@salisburync.gov.

Do you have information about a crime or wanted person? Contact Salisbury Police at (704) 638-5333 or, via Facebook private message or via the Nixle app by texting 888777 with the words: TIP MYSALISBURY (your tip information). Caller identity is not required and your information will remain confidential. The Salisbury Police Department is a full-service, internationally accredited police department. The SPD received its most recent re-accreditation status in the spring of 2017, for its thirteenth consecutive term. For more information about the Salisbury Police Department, visit www.salisburync.gov/Police. To receive updates regarding our community engagement initiatives, upcoming events and crime alerts, please follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SalisburyPoliceDepartment.

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