Teen fatally shot in back at High Point motel identified

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High Point police car (WGHP file photo)

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Police have identified the teen fatally shot in the back in High Point Tuesday morning, according to a press release.

At about 6:45 a.m., officers went to the Motel 6 on 120 Southwest Cloverfield Place in reference to an assault with a deadly weapon. Upon arrival, officers located 18-year-old Brandon Burrow, who was shot in the back.

The victim was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and died from his injuries at about 6:13 p.m.

No one has been arrested in connection with the crime.

High Point police believe the motive in the shooting was robbery.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (336) 889-4000.

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