Kannapolis man faces charges after fatal shooting
KANNAPOLIS ó A Lane Street man has been charged with manslaughter in one man’s death and faces another charge for seriously injuring another man.
Manley Johnson III, of 1105 Lane St., has been charged with one count of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, one count of manufacturing a controlled substance and one count of involuntary manslaughter.
Wednesday night at 11:11, the Kannapolis Police Department responded to a report of gunshots being fired in the area of 1105 Lane St.
Officers found one black male dead from an apparent gunshot wound to the head. Witnesses reported a second black male had also been shot but had fled the scene on foot.
Trevin Samuel Carr, 26, was later found in Concord when officers responded to an accident at the intersection of Branchview Drive and Copperfield Boulevard.
Carr, of Concord, had several gunshot wounds to the torso. He was taken to Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast, where he was undergoing surgery for his wounds Thursday.
The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
Johnson is under $10,000 secured bond and had his first appearance Thursday in Cabarrus County District Court. The circumstances that led up to the shooting remain under investigation.