Deadly Shooting At Union Co. Airbnb Pool Party Possibly Tied To March Drive-By Shooting In Kannapolis

Investigators say a pool party shooting that left one man dead and another injured in Union County may be tied to a drive-by shooting that left a young child injured in March. According to the Union County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to reports of multiple gunshots at a pool party at a home on Idlewild Road, near Hemby Bridge, around 1:40 a.m. Sunday. The shooting happened on the private road leading from Idlewild Road to an Airbnb that had been rented for two days for the party. An estimated 200-300 people were attending a party at the house and were gathered behind the home near the pool area when the shooting happened. Officials say most people there were not in a position to see what happened on the private road.

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