Greensboro police investigating Saturday morning shooting

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Police are investigating a shooting Saturday morning at South Point Apartments that sent a man to the hospital.

Just before 11 a.m., officers were called to 3524 S. Holden Rd. for a report of a shooting, police said. The victim, 30-year-old Diaris Wilkes, told police that he was approached in the upper breezeway of the apartment building by two individuals who demanded property.

After a brief struggle, shots were fired with one round striking the victim in the lower part of his body.

Guilford County EMS transported the man to the hospital by ambulance.

The first suspect is described as a black man, 25 to 30 years old with a goatee, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 180 to 200 pounds, wearing a blue hoodie, tan pants and black shoes. The second suspect is described as a light-skinned black man with a goatee, 6 feet tall, 180 pounds, wearing a blue hoodie and blue jeans.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 336-373-1000.