Man killed in Salisbury early Saturday

Salisbury Police are investigating an early morning shooting that occurred Saturday in an east Salisbury neighborhood.

Investigators said Salisbury Police, Fire and Rowan EMS were called at 4:45 a.m. Saturday to the driveway at 828 Park Avenue in Salisbury, in reference a man down. The site is in a low income community located just north of Interstate 85, off East Innes Street.

At the scene, officers located Jonathan Pierre Dillard, 30, of Salisbury deceased. He had been shot, officials said.

Nearby residents stated they heard possible gunshots several hours before the victim was found. Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to asked to call the Salisbury Police Department at 704-638-5333 or Crime Stoppers at 1-866-639-5345. Tips can be made anonymously.