Police Arrested, Charge 2 Kannapolis Men in Fatal Shooting

JARMONTwo Kannapolis men have been arrested and charged for shooting and killing a Charlotte man Monday evening.

Oscar Leonard Jarmon, 20, and Chay Johnson, 25, were charged with attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon, first-degree murder, and discharging a weapon into occupied property (a vehicle).

According to Police Chief J.W. “Woody” Chavis, other persons of interest are being sought in connection with the incident.

A 911 call about the shooting was receiving at 6:10 p.m. Monday, but officers arrived to find the victim was not there anymore.

Soon after, police found Solomon Gebrezgi, 24, in a vehicle on South Main Street and suffering from gunshot wounds

Cabarrus County Emergency Medical Services transported Gebrezgi to Carolinas Medical Center Northeast. He later died there.

Chavis would not release additional information on the case, including whether the victim and suspects knew each other.

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