Male shot and killed near West Avenue and Gibbs Corner

Male shot and killed near West Avenue and Gibbs Corner

An early morning shooting in the area of West Avenue and Gibbs Corner has left a male dead according to police. This is a developing story. Eyewitness News will provide more information on this latest incident as details become available. 


According to preliminary reports, police received a notification shortly before 4 am on Thursday, July 11, 2024, reporting the discovery of an unresponsive male inside a vehicle off West Avenue near a primary school.

Responding officers, upon their arrival at the scene, confirmed finding an unresponsive male with gunshot injuries to his head sitting in the driver’s seat of a silver Nissan Note.

EMS personnel visited the scene and examined the victim, but were unable to detect any vital signs of life.

The deceased was wearing a white undershirt, black long trousers, and black gloves on both hands. If you have any information about this incident or haven’t seen a family member within the last 12 hours, please contact 911, 919, or the Criminal Investigation Department at 502-9991/2. Anonymous tips can be submitted through CRIME STOPPERS at 328-TIPS (8477).