2 shot on I-40 near West Gate City Boulevard in Greensboro, taken to hospital

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GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Two people were shot in Greensboro on Monday afternoon, according to Guilford County Emergency Services.

Fire and emergency officials tell FOX8 the shooting happened near West Gate City Boulevard and Eastbound Interstate 40.

Two out of eight lanes on Eastbound Interstate 40 were closed near exit 217 to Gate City Boulevard.

The call reporting the shooting came in at 3:16 p.m. The road was closed at 3:44 p.m.

Greensboro police responded when they were told about an aggravated assault, according to a Greensboro Police Department news release.

Responding officers found two people injured who were taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Detectives are at the hospital asking both victims for more information and trying to find a motive behind the shooting.

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 P3tips.com to submit a web tip. All tips to Crime Stoppers are completely anonymous.

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