Authorities Investigating Homicide After Man Found Shot Behind House In Albemarle

ALBEMARLE, N.C. — Police are investigating after a man was found shot to death behind an Albemarle residence on Friday.

According to the Albemarle Police Department, on Friday, April 3rd, 2020, officers with the Albemarle Police Department responded to reports of shots fired the area of Arey Avenue near Lundix Street.

Shortly thereafter, officers located 27-year-old Sylvester Maske behind a residence on Arey Avenue. EMS arrived on the scene but Maske died a short time later.

The State Bureau of Investigation also responded to the scene to aid in the investigation.  Police have not released any suspect information at this time.

Anyone with  information about the shooting  is  asked to call the Albemarle Police Department at 704-984-9500, or you may leave an anonymous tip at 704-984-9511.