KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — A High Point, North Carolina, man was arrested Tuesday in connection with the deadly shooting of a woman in Kannapolis, police said.
The Kannapolis Police Department responded to multiple 911 calls about a reported shooting in the 900 block of Packard Avenue, near the intersection with Ford Street, a few minutes before 4 p.m. When officers got to the area, they found a woman who had been shot. The victim, identified as Yulonda Basica Hollis, 49, was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.
Investigators determined that 26-year-old Demontrel Deonta Murphy was a suspect in the shooting. Officers revealed that Murphy was known to have a relationship with Hollis' daughter. High Point police officers arrested Murphy without incident and he will be transferred to the Cabarrus County Jail.
Murphy was charged with first-degree murder.
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