Woman killed in Kannapolis shooting

Published 8:15 pm Tuesday, August 31, 2021

KANNAPOLIS — A woman was shot and killed Tuesday on Packard Avenue in Kannapolis.

Kannapolis Police officers found the woman, whose name hasn’t been released, suffering from a gunshot wound around 3:50 p.m. at a home in the 900 block of Packard Avenue, according to a news release. She died at the scene.

Emergency dispatchers described the incident to police as an assault in progress. Other details about the incident weren’t released and the victim’s family hasn’t been notified, the news release said.

Anyone who has information is asked to contact Lt. James Livengood at 704-920-4082 or jlivengood@kannapolisnc.gov.

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