REIDSVILLE, N.C. — Charges have been upgraded for a man arrested in a shooting investigation after the victim passed away, according to a news release from Reidsville police.
Gary Gerrel Pickard, 33, of Greensboro, is now charged with first-degree homicide.
At about 12:15 a.m. Wednesday, police responded to a shooting at the Pan Mart at 801 W. Harrison St.
While officers were investigating, 36-year-old Zacorey Johnson, of Reidsville, arrived at a local hospital with a gunshot wound and life-threatening injuries.
Police found and arrested Pickard.
Johnson later died from his injuries, resulting in the upgrading charges.
Officers also identified 33-year-old Jonathan Erwin Galloway, of Ruffin, as a person of interest. They are still looking for leads in the search for Galloway.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigator Haley at (336) 347-2341 or anonymously contact Rockingham County Crime Stoppers at (336) 349-9683.