SALISBURY - Police in Salisbury are investigating a murder that happened early Saturday morning.
According to police, officers were called to the intersection of Old Wilkesboro Rd and Brenner Avenue in reference to shots fired.
When officers arrived, they found a man dead of apparent gunshot wounds. Police have identified the victim as Richard Earl Neri, 30, of E. Bank Street.
According to witnesses, Neri had been driving a red Ford Taurus and had stopped at the stop light on Old Wilkesboro Rd.
The vehicle was attempting to make a right turn onto Brenner Ave when a dark colored SUV pulled around the vehicle and shots were fired. Neri’s vehicle came to a stop as it hit a reinforced barrier on Brenner Ave.
At this time no arrests have been made.