Police search for suspects in shooting death of teen

Police search for suspects in shooting death of teen

Daniel Lee Cooper

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by RYAN WIXTED / WCNC.com

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WCNC.com

Posted on May 22, 2012 at 11:26 AM

Updated Tuesday, Nov 5 at 1:21 PM

KANAPOLIS, N.C. -- Kanapolis police are investigating a shooting that left a teen dead on Monday.

 
Police said Daniel Lee Cooper, 17, was shot in the neck in the 400 block of Snow Street around 3 p.m. Monday. Cooper was transported to Carolinas Medical Center - Northeast where he later died from his injuries. 
 
Police said Cooper was found in a car on West 22nd Street after the driver fled the shooting scene. Police are still trying to piece together the shooting and a motive for the crime. 
 
Authorities said they're looking for two black men that could have been involved in the crime. 
 
The first suspect is in his early 20's, about six-feet tall and weighs around 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing a baggy red t-shirt with a black design on it and dark jean shorts. 
 
The second suspect is in his mid-20's about six-feet tall and weighs about 130 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt.
 
Kannapolis police requests anyone with information regarding this incident to call 704-920-4000 or Crime Stoppers at 704-932-7463.

 

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