2 killed, 1 injured in shooting in Greensboro


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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Two people were killed and one other was injured in a shooting in Greensboro Tuesday afternoon, according to officers on the scene.

The shooting was reported at 4:58 p.m. at 301 Gant St.

Police say the shooting happened outside of the residence on Gant Street.

William Dwight McCollum, 26, and Favian Octmere Jeffires, 37, both of Greensboro, died from their injuries in the shooting.

The injured victim was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

There is no word on what led up to the shooting and police are seeking public assistance to get more information.

Police said they believe the people involved in the shooting knew each other and it was not random.

Police are not looking for any suspects.

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

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