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Police searching for murder suspect

Kenneth Lanord Mills Kenneth Lanord Mills

Hendersonville police officers are looking for a 22-year-old man they've charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of another man Thursday in Green Meadows.

Officers responding to a report of gunshots in the neighborhood Thursday about 6 p.m. found the victim with a gunshot wound. The victim, Lavoris Jermaine Brown, was transported to Pardee Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Detectives were able to follow up on leads from the public and identified the suspect as Kenneth Lanord Mills. Mills has been charged with one count of first degree murder.
The Hendersonville Police Department believes this to be an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public.
The investigation is ongoing, and the public is asked to contact the Hendersonville Police Department at (828) 697-3025 or Henderson County Crime Stoppers at (828) 697-STOP with any information regarding the incident.