Crime & Courts

Police identify victim of fatal shooting near Mount Holly

Shomari Kimani Lewis
Shomari Kimani Lewis Gaston County Police Department

Police have identified the victim of a fatal shooting during a party near Mount Holly early Sunday as Shomari Kimani Lewis, 37, of Weddington.

Lewis was the father of a 5-month-old child, police said.

Lewis died after being taken to CaroMont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia by others who attended the party.

The shooting took place at 500 Lanier Avenue Extension.

Investigators ask anyone who attended the party to call 704-866-3320 or CrimeStoppers at 704-861-8000.

Karen Sullivan, Joe Marusak