• Police arrest suspect in connection with Kannapolis homicide


    KANNAPOLIS, N.C. - Police in Kannapolis said they’ve arrested a suspect in connection with a deadly shooting.

    Officials said they arrested Kenneth Lamont Robinson on Tuesday without incident.

    Kenneth Lamont Robinson
    Kenneth Lamont Robinson

    Police said 30-year-old Deonte Lamar Phifer was found dead at a home along Wilson Street just before 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

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    Police said Phifer lived about five minutes from where the shooting happened. Witnesses reported seeing a man leave the scene. 

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    Officials said the Concord Police Department helped take Robinson into custody.    

    Police said because this is an ongoing investigation, further details will be limited. 

    They're asking anyone with information to call 704-920-4000 or CrimeStoppers at 704-932-7463.

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