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GREENSBORO, N.C. — A student at North Carolina A&T is dead following an early-morning shooting in Greensboro .

Dorian Tawan Edwards, 19, of Atlanta, Ga., died after being taken to the hospital.

Counseling services will be open at the college from 3 to 6 p.m. for students impacted by his death. A&T students will hold a memorial at 8:30 p.m. at the reflection pool on campus.

The incident happened at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday. Greensboro police responded to the 1400 block of Perkins Street in reference to shots being fired at a party.

At the scene, officers found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. Edwards died while being treated for his injuries.

Police say the homicide was preceded by an altercation between people at the party.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 336-373-1000.

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