A male subject was shot around 12:30 pm near the Tayorsvaille KFC/Taco Bell Restaurant today.
Taylorsville Police Chief Douglas Bowman is calling it a Drive-By Shooting.
The victim was struck with gunfire near the KFC/Taco Bell Parking lot and is being taken to a landing zone for air transport to a regional trauma center. Bowman said the victim suffered life threatening injuries.
A huge law enforcement presence is on the scene.
One eyewitness indicated a white or silver vehicle with front-end damage was spotted leaving the scene .
As a precaution, Taylorsville Elementary and Alexander Central High School have been placed on Code-In Status.
More To Come…
Update: Perhaps as many as 20 shots or more were fired during the incident.
The victim was struck at least once, perhaps multiple times
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