Teen dies following shooting near Kannapolis school
A teen has died following a shooting near an elementary school in Kannapolis Thursday afternoon.
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (WBTV) – A teen has died following a shooting near an elementary school in Kannapolis Thursday afternoon.
According to authorities, 17-year-old Logan Broome, of Kannapolis, died from injuries sustained in the shooting on East C. Street. Police say the shooting did not happen at G.W. Carver Elementary School or on school property.
Police said the victim was shot in a car and then airlifted to Atrium Main.
“He was a good guy, you know what I’m saying?” said Demarcus Ratliff, a friend of Broome’s. “You know, everybody liked him, you know, everybody loved him, you know, he was just cool, you know, he was just like a friendly guy, you know what I’m saying, yeah.”
No suspects have been named at this point.
Anyone with information related to this case is asked to call the Kannapolis Police Department at (704) 920-4000. Residents can also submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at cabarruscrimestoppers.com.
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