A 45-year-old man was shot and killed on Crestview Street in Sanford early Sunday morning, according to the Sanford Police Department.
Jason William Arnold was found around 4 a.m. on July 5 lying in the road suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. According to SPD, officers attempted to save his life until an ambulance arrived. Arnold was taken to nearby Central Carolina Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Sanford Police are asking anyone with information regarding Arnold’s death to call (919) 777-1051.
Arnold was a 1993 graduate of Lee County High School and later attended Central Carolina Community College. According to his Facebook profile, he formerly worked for STI Polymer Inc., a development and manufacturing business in Sanford.
This story will be updated.
Editor’s Note: A previous version of this story stated Arnold lived in the Owl’s Nest community (per the SPD report). The Rant has learned Arnold grew up in the community, but hasn’t lived there in recent years. STI Polymer Inc. was a former employer of Arnold.