Fatal Shooting in Kings Mountain: 30-Year-Old Tyshem Daquan Sharpe Identified as Victim

By J. Chess

Kings Mountain, N.C. shooting: A Tragic Loss and Three Injured

In the early morning hours of Saturday, a tragic incident took place in a peaceful neighborhood of Kings Mountain, North Carolina, leaving a man dead and three others wounded. This devastating occurrence has left the community in shock and mourning.

Emergency Response to Gunfire

The Kings Mountain police Department, renowned for their quick response and diligent service, received a call reporting shots fired along Waco Road, a usually quiet area not far from North Cansler Street, around 5 a.m. Upon arrival, they found two individuals suffering from gunshot injuries.

In a commendable display of efficiency and professionalism, both victims were swiftly transported to the hospital. Simultaneously, two other gunshot victims were independently arriving at the same medical facility, adding to the severity of the situation.

Victim Identified: Tyshem Daquan Sharpe

Tragically, one of the victims, 30-year-old Tyshem Daquan Sharpe, succumbed to his injuries later that day. Sharpe, known for his vibrant personality and warm spirit, was dearly loved by his family and friends. His untimely demise has left a void in their hearts.

While the community mourns Sharpe’s loss, another two victims, Rodney Edward Stevens Jr. and Andre Lashawn Littlejohn, both 30, are fighting for their lives in critical condition. The fourth victim, Nayoka Iteke Burris, was fortunate to suffer only minor injuries and has since been discharged from the hospital.

Investigation Underway

As of now, there is no information about potential suspects. However, the Kings Mountain Police Department is working tirelessly to uncover the truth behind this incident. WCNC Charlotte is in constant contact with the department to provide the community with the most recent updates relating to this case.

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WCNC Charlotte remains committed to reporting on issues affecting our communities. If you have any information that can assist in this case, please reach out to newstips@wcnc.com. Together, we can work towards creating safer spaces for all..

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