17-Year-Old Killed In Kannapolis Shooting

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. –The Kannapolis Police Department says a teen is dead after a fatal shooting that happened in Kannapolis on November 13.

Officers received the call for service around 9:30 p.m. regarding a shooting on West 13th Street, off of North Main Street.

When police officers arrived, they found a teenager, identified as 17-year-old Jaiden Yates, who had been shot. They immediately began CPR but were unable to save the teen and he died at the scene, police say.

An investigation by detectives of the Kannapolis Police Department is underway.

The Kannapolis Police Department requests anyone with information regarding this incident or the suspect’s location to call 704-920-4000 or Crime Stoppers at 704-932-7463 (CRIME).

No additional information will be released at this time.