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Greensboro police try to reassure residents after four people killed within four days

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A chart of Greensboro homicides by year from 2003-2014. (Credit: The Greensboro News & Record)

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Four people were shot to death in four unrelated events within four days this week in Greensboro – now police and residents are looking for ways to help one another, according to the Greensboro News & Record.

The Greensboro Police Department set up stations at the Arbor Crest and Apple Ridge apartment complexes, where two people were killed.

Detectives and beat cops brought scores of pizzas and an ambitious agenda:

  • Gather clues about the shootings, both of which remain unsolved.
  • Let witnesses approach them informally — and, in some cases, anonymously — with possible leads.
  • Calm nervous residents, who wonder whether this will happen again.

Read full story: The Greensboro News & Record