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Deadly shooting in Kannapolis under investigation

Anyone with information on the investigation is encouraged to call the Kannapolis Police Department at 704-920-4000.

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Police are searching for a suspect or suspects after a deadly shooting in Kannapolis Wednesday evening.

Officers responded to the area of Fairview Street and South Cannon Boulevard around 7:30 p.m. after receiving several calls about a shooting. Medical personnel attempted to save the man, who died due to his injuries. 

On Thursday, the Kannapolis Police Department identified the victim as 26-year-old Kenon Jones.

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Anyone with information on the investigation is encouraged to call the Kannapolis Police Department at 704-920-4000, or remain anonymous and qualify for a reward by contacting Cabarrus Area Crime Stoppers at 704-93CRIME. 

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