KINGS MOUNTAIN, NC: On January 27, 2024, just before 5:00 am, Kings Mountain Communications Center received numerous 911 calls of shots being fired at 200 Waco Road.
Officers arrived on scene within seconds and were able to locate two individuals suffering from gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported by Cleveland County EMS to CaroMont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia.
Two additional victims believed to be related to the shooting on Waco Road arrived separately at the Medical center.
Both of these victims were also suffering for gunshot wounds.
All victims have been identified as:
- Tyshem Daquan Sharpe, B/M, 30 years of age
- Rodney Edward Stevens Jr. B/M, 30 years of age
- Andre Lashawn Littlejohn. B/M DOB, 30 years of age
- Nayoka Iteke Burris, B/F, 37 years of age
This afternoon, the Kings Mountain Police Department was notified by CaroMont Regional Medical Center staff that Tyshem Daquan Sharpe has died as a result of his injuries sustained from the shooting
Stevens, and Littlejohn have been listed in critical condition.
Burris who only suffered minor injuries has been released from the Medical Center.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Kings Mountain Police Department Criminal Investigations Unit at 704-734-0444, or you may leave a tip through the Cleveland County Crime Stoppers App at the QR code provided. The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation (NCSBI) is assisting with this investigation.