Two Iredell County Schools Go Remote Today After Fatal Shooting at a Student’s Home

Northview Academy and Statesville High School went remote today after a student in the community was shot and killed Wednesday night, according to the school district.  According to the Statesville Police Department, 19-year-old Zion Wilder and a 15-year-old were shot after unknown suspects fired multiple shots into a home on Goldsboro Avenue. Wilder died from his injuries, while the other victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition. In addition to Wilder and the 15-year-old being inside the home, three other minors, aged 14, 16 and 17 years old, were also inside the house at the time of the fatal incident. Police are asking for help in catching the suspect. Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to call the Statesville Police Department at (704) 878-3406 or (704) 878-3516.

Author: Mike Jackson