Police identify man shot, killed in Greensboro

Greensboro police patrol car. (File photo)

GREENSBORO, N.C. – A man who was taken to the hospital after suffering from a gunshot wound on Saturday morning has died, according to police.

The victim has been identified as Richard Lamar Shearin, Jr. 25, from Roanoke Rapids, N.C., Greensboro police said in a press release.

Police were called to the 3900 block of Marchester Way at about 7:21 a.m. in reference to an unknown problem.

Arriving officers found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound and emergency workers took the victim to a hospital.

Police said officers are working to establish the facts that led to his death.

Anyone with any information can call Greensboro police at (336) 373-1000 or text the tip to 274637 using the keyword badboyz. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward.