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H.Scott Hoffmann / News & Record

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Two months after a 72-year-old woman and her dog were shot to death, police are still trying to answer several questions about the Sept. 1 homicide in which two women and three men have been arrested.

Officers were called to 1100 Huffine Mill Road about 10:40 p.m. to investigate reports of gunshots. They arrived to find Doris Leach inside bleeding from a gunshot wound to her head, and a 16-year-old intruder with a bullet in his torso.

Leach’s grandson, Brandon Thompson, 29, confessed to shooting one of the intruders in a 911 call. Thompson lived at the house with his grandmother.

Leach died at Moses Cone Hospital on Sept. 7, six days after the shooting. Police said they never got the chance to speak to her.

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