♦ Yesterday we received a gang alert advisory from a local neighborhood group. They were advised by the Salisbury Police Department that gang activity was on the upswing and that neighbors need to be vigilant. The recent killing of Marquis Antonio Feamster, 23, shot to death in a backyard on the 300 block East Fisher Street is said to be directly connected to a series of gunshots on West McCubbins Street during the same time frame. Also a recent shooting on West Thomas Street left a bullet hole in a home. The gang crime is basically gang on gang however the police are concerned about stray bullets and being caught in crossfires.
Elsewhere we learned this is also “gang initiation” time in Salisbury, N.C. and rival gangs may be vying for top dog status.
People living in neighborhoods regularly affected by gang activity need to be alert and aware. It is…
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