Man found shot to death in Kannapolis, suspect arrested

Man found shot to death in Kannapolis, investigation underway

KANNAPOLIS, NC (WBTV) - Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed in Kannapolis Saturday afternoon.

According to the Kannapolis Police Department, officers are investigating the shooting death of 30-year-old Deonte Lamar Phifer.

A 911 caller reported a shooting at a home on Wilson Street around 4 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found Phifer dead from gunshot wounds.

On February 5, the Kannapolis Police Department’s Felony Investigation Unit located and arrested Kenneth Lamont Robinson, of Concord, for the homicide. As this remains an active investigation, no further information has been released at this time.

Keith Lamont Robinson
Keith Lamont Robinson (Source: Kannapolis Police Department)

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

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