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Police to escort fallen officer to Rockwell this afternoon

Dec. 17. The City of Concord has ordered that all American and North Carolina flags be lowered to half-staff, beginning immediately until sunset on the day of funeral services to honor Officer Jason Shuping, who killed in the line of duty late Wednesday night. He was 25.

He joined the force less than two years ago.

Jason Shuping

Police are planning to escort Officer Shuping from the Charlotte Medical Examiner’s Office to Powles Funeral Home in Rockwell beginning around 1 pm.

As a show of respect, individuals and businesses are encouraged to fly the flags at half-staff until the evening of the funeral.

Funeral arrangements have not been released.

The procession today follows this route:

I-85 to Exit 58

US Hwy 29 S to Church St.

Right onto Cabarrus Ave.

Left onto Spring St.

Left onto Corban Ave

Right onto Union St

Right on Buffalo Ave

Left on Church St

Merge back onto US Hwy 29 N

Take I-85 to Rowan County line

Rowan County

I-85 to exit 76 (Nines St)

Right turn and stay straight to the location.