GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — The Greensboro Police Department is investigating a homicide after a 62-year-old man was shot and killed.

At 10:04 p.m. on Thursday, officers responded to the 3700 block of Peterson Avenue when they were told about a shooting. 

Officers found a gunshot victim in serious condition who was taken to the hospital.

On Friday, the victim who was identified as Robert Starr Pennix Jr, 62, of Greensboro, died as a result of injuries he sustained in the shooting.

  • Officials investigating in Greensboro (WGHP)
  • Officials investigating in Greensboro (WGHP)

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Greensboro/Guilford Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000. Citizens can also download the mobile P3tips app for Apple or Android phones to submit a mobile tip, or go to to submit a web tip. All tips to Crime Stoppers are completely anonymous.