‘Why Y’All Do My Boy Like That?’ Khalil Jones ID’d As High Point NC Fatal Shooting Victim Friday

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HIGH POINT, NC. (THECOUNT) — Khalil Jones has been identified as the victim in a fatal shooting in High Point Friday, according to reports.

Jones, 22, died after being shot in High point Friday, according to a High Point Police Department news release. According to witnesses, Jones was shot in the back while riding a moped.


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Police responded to calls of shots fired around 2:10 p.m. Friday. When officers arrived to the 500 block of Wise Avenue & Sharon Street, in High Point, NC, where they found Jones laying in the roadway suffering from apparent gunshot injuries.

The person reporting said Jones was operating a moped when he was shot.

Officers then found Jones who had apparently been shot in the back,reports MyFox8.

Jones was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the young man:

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident should contact police at 911 immediately.


Geo quick facts: High Point is a city located in the Piedmont Triad region of the U.S. state of North Carolina. Most of the city is located in Guilford County, with portions spilling into neighboring Randolph, Davidson, and Forsyth counties. High Point is North Carolina’s only city that extends into four counties. Guilford County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 488,406, making it the third-most populous county in North Carolina. Its seat is Greensboro. Since 1938, an additional county court has been located in High Point, North Carolina. North Carolina is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. North Carolina is the 28th largest and 9th-most populous of the 50 United States. It is bordered by Virginia to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Georgia and South Carolina to the south, and Tennessee to the west – Wikipedia.

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