A Taylorsville Police Officer was able to apply a tourniquet on the victim’s leg until EMS arrived. The victim was transported to Wilkes Regional Medical Center and later transferred to Wake Forest University Baptist Hospital in Winston Salem. The investigation revealed that the shooting occurred at a residence on Wike and Park Lane located off of Pleasant Hill Church Road in Taylorsville.
Charges have been filed against Jeremy Wayne Fletcher, age 34 of Duck Creek Lane, Lenoir. He is charged with Assault with a Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury with Intent to Kill, DWI. Fletcher also had an outstanding warrant for Injury to Personal Property from Caldwell County. Fletcher is being held in the Alexander County Detention Center without bond. A court date was set for March 6, 2017, in Alexander County District Court. The investigation is continuing.