Retired Greensboro officer, husband involved in shooting identified; husband dies of wounds

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GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A retired police lieutenant shot and killed her husband inside their home on Larchmont Drive Wednesday, according to police.

Brenda Johnson Bishop
Brenda Johnson Bishop

Brenda Johnson Bishop, 70, called 911 around 1 p.m. to report that she shot her husband, 68-year-old George David Bishop III.

Bishop died hours later after being rushed to a nearby hospital.

Brenda's Facebook page shows the couple had been married for 46 years.

Police say it’s the first time they’ve ever been called to the house.

Some neighbors said in the past that they’ve heard loud arguing coming from the couple’s home.

Brenda Bishop retired as a lieutenant from the police department in 1998, where she was a background investigator.

She also studied at North Carolina A&T University.

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