Police search for 2 suspects after shooting near downtown Concord

Police search for 2 suspects after shooting near downtown Concord

CONCORD, N.C. — Concord police said they are searching for two suspects after a shooting Tuesday near downtown.

It happened about 11 a.m. near the intersection of Vance Drive and McKinnon Avenue.

Police said the victim, identified as 19-year-old Jonathan Lawrence, showed up at the hospital after being shot multiple times.

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Officers said they are searching for two suspects.

They said one of the men has a gun. He was described as about 5'8" tall with ear-length dreadlocks with blond tips and may be wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt and black sweatpants.

Police said the second man may also have a gun. They said he has short dreadlocks and may be wearing a gray-hooded sweatshirt and saggy jeans.

Officers said both of them appeared to be in their late teens or early 20s.

They were last seen running toward the Greens of Concord apartments.

Police said they do not believe the shooting was random.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Concord Police Department at 704-920-5000 or Cabarrus County Crime Stoppers at 704-93-CRIME.