1 dead, 1 wounded after party in Statesville

One man is dead and a second was wounded after a fight and shooting broke out early Sunday in the 1000 block of Wilmington Avenue in Statesville.

Leon Tremaine Bradshaw, 38, of Statesville received a gunshot wound to the chest. He was taken to Iredell Memorial Hospital but died of his injuries.

Bradshaw’s brother, Deleon Carshar Dalton, 34, also of Statesville, had gunshot wounds to both legs. A suspect has not been identified.

The brothers were attending a party at a residence on Wilmington Avenue. Statesville police received a call at 5:09 a.m. about fighting in the roadway on Wilmington, according to a police report.

While going to the location, police received a call about shots being fired. A group of people were outside the residence when officers arrived, according to the report. Bradshaw was found shot and lying in the doorway.

Dalton told officers he and his brother were at a party when the incident began.

An investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call 704-878-3515 or contact Iredell Crime Stoppers at 704-662-1340. Karen Sullivan