Greensboro police arrest man in shooting that injured 2


Curtis Dwayne Wyatt

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GREENSBORO, N.C. – A 25-year-old man has been arrested in a shooting Thursday night that sent two people to the hospital.

Greensboro detectives have arrested Curtis Dwayne Wyatt, 25, in connection with the shooting, which occurred in his home at 1106 Sykes Ave., according to a news release.

Police arrived at the residence at approximately 11 p.m. There, they located Sheila Denise Crawford, 31, in the back bedroom of the residence. She was suffering from one gunshot to a lower leg. Crawford was treated and taken to the hospital where her condition is classified as non-life-threatening.

Markale Deonta Madkins, 25, was also shot. He returned to his residence at 1101 Sykes Ave. and summoned help before collapsing from a gunshot to the chest. He was taken to the hospital. Madkins is listed in stable but critical condition.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the three were inside Wyatt’s residence when they began to argue. According to a witness, Wyatt fired at both victims with a shotgun.

Wyatt is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with inflicting serious injury with intent to kill, assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, and discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling. He is being held in jail on a $500,000 bond.

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