GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Police began a homicide investigation in Greensboro on Thursday after a man was shot and killed, according to a news release.

The Greensboro Police Department responded to the 3900 block of Overland Heights about an “aggravated assault.”

According to police, the assault was a shooting, and the victim, later identified as 41-year-old Devoughn Leon Carthen, had life-threatening injuries.


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Carthen died on Thursday, and police are now investigating his death as a homicide.

There is no suspect information at this time.

The investigation is ongoing.