21-year-old wanted in connection with deadly Salisbury shooting

A 24-year-old man has been identified as the victim of a shooting in Salisbury Saturday night.

SALISBURY, N.C. -- Salisbury Police say they have obtained warrants in the murder of a 24-year-old man who was shot and killed on August 12.

Police have obtained first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon warrants for 21-year-old Malik Johnson. He is known to be in the Salisbury and east Spencer areas, police say.

Jeffery Allen Ramsey Jr., 24, of Cleveland, was brought into the Novant Rowan Regional Medical Center by car after sustaining a gunshot wound, according to police. He died a short time later.

Police say the shooting happened in the 1100 block of North Main Street.

Ramsey and the driver of the car reportedly met with a third person in a parking lot. There was an argument and Ramsey was shot in the chest.

Anyone with information on Johnson's whereabouts or this case is asked to contact Salisbury Police at 704-638-5333.

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