The Salisbury Police Department responded to 121 Oakwood Avenue shortly after midnight on Tuesday, July 5, for the report of a shooting. Upon the arrival of officers and other emergency personnel, Dwayne Coward, 39, was found deceased after succumbing to his injuries.
The Salisbury Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division is actively investigating the incident. Anyone with information, please contact Sgt. Crotty at (704) 638-5333 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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