Greensboro police investigating double homicide

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GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Police are investigating after two people died in a shooting in Greensboro late Thursday night, according to a press release.

At 11:16 p.m., officers went to the 1200 block of Woodbriar Avenue in reference to two people found injured. Arriving officers discovered the two victims had suffered apparent gunshot wounds.

Lifesaving efforts were performed but both victims succumbed to their injuries.

They have been identified as 25-year-old Derek Brown and 24-year-old Sharease Haley. Police say they were in a relationship and had two younger children together.

The children were home at the time of the shooting and it's unclear how much they saw. They were not injured.

No suspect details are available.

Woodbriar Avenue is closed between Phillips Avenue and Patio Place due to the investigation, police say.

This marks Greensboro's 41st homicide of 2017.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000.