Man dies after being shot, crashing into Albemarle hotel

ALBEMARLE, N.C. Police are investigating after they said a man was shot and killed late Wednesday night in Albemarle. The police chief told Channel 9 that Cordarus Maurice Leake, 28, was shot around 10 p.m.

on Inger Street and then drove roughly a half mile before crashing at the Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express on Leonard Avenue. Leake underwent emergency surgery overnight but did not survive, according to officials. Investigators told Channel 9 they’re not sure what led up to the shooting.

No arrests have been made.

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