• 79°

Rockwell man charged in officer-involved shooting in Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS — Authorities have charged a Rockwell man with firing gunshots at officers who were serving warrants Friday at a Kannapolis motel.

Brandon Scott Goins, 27, of 2780 Shuping Mill Road, was charged with attempted first-degree murder, assault on a law enforcement with a firearm, possession of a firearm by a felon, and a probation violation out of Rowan County.

He remains in the Cabarrus County jail under a $660,000 secured bond. Kannapolis officials say Goins was injured during the incident.

The Kannapolis Police Department has said the shooting occurred about 4:30 p.m. Friday near InTown Suites on South Cannon Boulevard, off Interstate 85. Officers were serving warrants when shots were fired.

Police officers were not injured, but Goins was taken to Carolinas Medical Center NorthEast and released about noon Saturday, police said.

The motel was evacuated and police searched room by room. No guests were injured.

The officer involved was identified as Trey Randall Hinton, 34.

Comments

Crime

Salisbury man faces drug possession charges after overdose call

Crime

Police: Man charged after children call 911 from neighbor’s house

Ask Us

Ask Us: Who are people behind sign at City Park playground?

Coronavirus

Prison in Salisbury latest site of COVID-19 outbreak

Crime

Blotter: Salisbury Man charged with felony assault by strangulation

Nation/World

Trump vows quick Supreme Court vote, Biden urges delay for Nov. 3

Nation/World

New rule may strip pollution protections from popular lakes

East Spencer

East Spencer draws crowd for annual community day

Elections

In Rowan’s legislative races, Howard, Warren get off to strongest start in fundraising

Business

From Navy SEAL to Medicare agent, Trent Waller looks to continue serving his community

Elections

In 13th Congressional District race, Budd, Huffman differ on government’s role in COVID-19 help

Local

Rowan County Telecommunications joins new state digital 911 system

Education

School board will consider scheduling public hearings for Faith, Enochville closures

Business

Biz Roundup: Food Lion makes donation to support racial equality and justice

Elections

Republicans rally supporters at Saturday lunch

Elections

Budd holds wide lead over Huffman in fundraising, cash on hand

Crime

UPDATED: 1 shot, 5 in custody after shooting at haunted house that attracted 1,000 visitors

Nation/World

Trump picks conservative Amy Coney Barrett to fill Supreme Court seat

Coronavirus

Deadly September propels Rowan County to 100 deaths from COVID-19

Crime

Highway Patrol charges man in hit-and-run after finding vehicle hidden in woods

Elections

NC elections board, Republicans at odds over absentee ballot rule changes

News

Voters struggling with witness rules in early voting

News

Trump expected to announce conservative Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

Coronavirus

County reports COVID-19 percent positive rate of 8%