After search for gunman near Burlington apartment complex, police find target practice area nearby

After search for gunman near Burlington apartment complex, police find target practice area nearby


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>>BREAKING NEWS, WINSTON-SALEM
POLICE JUST RELEASED SOME OF THE
911 CALLS MADE DURING THE
SHOOTING AT BJ’S BREW HOUSE AT
HANES MALL LAST WEEK.>>POLICE SAY ROBERT GRANATO
SHOT JULIUS SAMPSON, JR., DURING
AN ARGUMENT LAST WEEK. TAKE A LISTEN TO ONE OF THE 911
CALLS. CALLER: WE JUST HEARD GUNFIRE
AND IT SEEMS LIKE THERE’S A
COMMOTION. DISPATCHER: IS IT OVER BY BJ’S
RESTAURANT? CALLER: IT’S AT BJ’S? I DON’T KNOW. IT SAYS BREW HOUSE, BJ’S, YES. DISPATCHER: OK. DID YOU SEE WHO WAS SHOOTING OR
ANYTHING LIKE THAT, MA’AM? CALLER: NO, I DIDN’T. WE JUST CAME OUT OF BELK, WE
HEARD A POP AND THEN A BODY WENT
DOWN.>>WHAT YOU HAVE JUST LISTENED
TO, ONE OF TWO CALLS RELEASED
TODAY. OTHER CALLS INCLUDING THE
INITIAL CALL ARE NOT BEING
RELEASED. THEY’RE SEALED BY A COURT ORDER
WHICH STATES THE CALLS COULD
JEOPARDIZE THE SUSPECT’S RIGHT
TO A FAIR TRIAL. HE IS CHARGED WITH FIRST-DEGREE
MURDER AND CARRYING A CONCEALED
HANDGUN AFTER CONSUMING ALCOHOL.>>THE POLICE CHIEF SAID AT THIS
TIME THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE TO
SUGGEST THE SHOOTING WAS
RACIALLY MOTIVATED. HE SAID THE INVESTIGATED WILL BE
TRANSPARENT AND IS ASKING THE
PUBLIC TO TRUST THE PROCES
>>THIS REPRESENTATIVE DERWIN
MONTGOMERY SAYS THE BLACK
COMMUNITY HAS A RIGHT TO HAVE QUESTIONS AND BE CONCERNED. HE SAYS EVERYONE SHOULD LET
POLICE DO THEIR JOBS, BUT STAY
ON TOP OF THINGS.>>YOU CONTINUE TO ASK THE
QUESTIONS AND KEEP THE PRESSURE
ON OUR DEPARTMENTS AS WELL AS
OUR DISTRICT ATTORNEY OFFICE
BECAUSE WITH THAT PRESSURE, IT
LEADS TO CHECK AND BALANCES THAT ARE NECESSARY. KENNY: A FORMER WINSTON-SALEM
POLICE OFFICER WROTE A LETTER TO
CITY COUNCIL ASKING FOR 911
CALLS AND BODY CAMERA FOOTAGE
FROM THE SHOOTING TO BE
RELEASED. MAYOR JOINES DID NOT ADDRESS
THOSE REQUESTS. THE FAMILY OF THE VICTIM IN THAT
SHOOTING, MR. SAMPSON, WILL HOLD
HIS FUNERAL SERVICE TOMORROW AT
1:00 AT UNION BAPTIST CHURCH IN
WINSTON-SA