Suspect shot, killed in Concord

  • Posted: Monday, March 4, 2013 4:20 p.m.
    UPDATED: Monday, March 4, 2013 4:29 p.m.
Anthony Meeks
Anthony Meeks

CONCORD — Authorities shot and killed a man this morning wanted for violating probation.

According to WBTV, officers with the U.S. Marshals Service, FBI and Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office went to a home in the 300 block of Freedom Street looking for Anthony Desean Meeks.


Authorities had gotten a tip that Meeks was at the house south of downtown Concord.

The officers found Meeks at a back window with a gun, WBTV reported. When Meeks came out of the window, officers shot and killed him.

Meeks was on probation for 2012 convictions of felony firearm possession, drug possession and resisting an officer, according to the N.C. Department of Correction.

He was also wanted for several pending charges of robbery, assault on a female, and drug possession, WBTV reported.

In 2011, Meeks was convicted of carrying a concealed weapon, possessing stolen goods and resisting an officer.

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