HIGH POINT, NC –On Friday, September 20, 2019 at 2:10 PM High Point Police officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 500 block of Wise Avenue, near Sharon Street. The caller advised that a male on a moped was lying in the roadway. Officers responded to the scene and located the adult male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the back. The victim was transported by EMS to Moses Cone hospital where he was pronounced dead. The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of his next-of-kin.
High Point Police detectives are still conducting an active investigation into this incident. During this investigative process detectives will continue to conduct interviews of potential witnesses and involved parties, conduct searches of any people, vehicles or places that may contain evidence of the crime and collect any other relevant materials that may aid in investigation or prosecution. For those reasons, no additional information will be released at this time related to this incident which includes any victim/suspect information and details specific to the active investigation.Updated information will be provided at the appropriate time.