Homicide victim identified after 1 killed, 2 injured in Greensboro shooting

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — A woman was killed and two others were hurt in a shooting Thursday night in Greensboro, according to police.

Police say 39-year-old Laquita Terelle Amos, of Greensboro, died.

Initially, an incident report listed the name of only one victim, 36-year-old Desiree Latrice Amos. Police later said Desiree Amos is the murder victim’s sister and was also injured in the shooting.

Officers were called to the 3500 block of Lynhaven Drive at 7:34 p.m.

Officers found three victims, two inside a residence and one outside the residence, with gunshot wounds.

Laquita Amos was pronounced dead at the scene and two other people were taken to the hospital, one with critical injuries and the other with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say officers have identified all people involved and are not actively looking for a suspect. There is no threat to the public.

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