Albemarle police are investigating a murder they believe was carried out while a man was driving down Inger Street in Albemarle. Police say Cordarus Leake, 28, of Mt. Gilead crashed into the front door of the Holiday Inn Express on Leonard Avenue Wednesday. Once police arrived, they realized he had been shot, and was unresponsive from the gunshot wound.
Albemarle police believe someone shot Leake while he was driving down the street. He drove about a half mile before he crashed into the hotel and died.
Police are asking for the public to help. They hope someone will step forward with information about the case. Anyone with information is asked to call the Albemarle Police Department: 704-984-9500.