On Wednesday, February 22, at approximately 9:31pm, the Statesville Police Department responded to the 1000 block of Caldwell Street for a report of shots fired.
Officers arrived on scene and located Michael Stevenson, 28, of Statesville suffering from gunshot wounds to the abdomen. Officers began providing medical aid to the victim until Iredell County EMS arrived and transported him to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Several minutes later the officers located a second victim, Devon Savoy, 33, of Statesville suffering from a gunshot wound to the foot. Savoy was also transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center by Iredell County EMS. Investigators from the Statesville Police Department Violent Crimes Unit responded to the scene and began their investigation.
Initial reports indicate the victims and other subjects were standing on the side of the roadway at the intersection of Caldwell Street and Durham Avenue. Witnesses reported that unknown suspects began shooting from the wooded area across from the victims’ location. The unknown suspects fled the area on foot.
The investigation into this incident is ongoing and anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Statesville Police Department Violent Crimes Unit at 704-878-3516.