Greensboro police investigating separate shooting, stabbing, assault cases over weekend

Piedmont Triad News

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) – Greensboro police are investigating multiple incidents over the weekend, including three shootings, an assault and a stabbing, according to a Greensboro Police Department news release.

At 8 a.m. on Saturday, police responded to the 2400 block of Cannonball Road when they were told about an assault. 

Officers found a male victim suffering from blunt force trauma. he was taken to a local hospital by EMS.

At 11:53 a.m., police responded to the area of 600 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive when they were told about a stabbing. 

Officers found a female victim suffering from multiple stab wounds. 

She was taken to a hospital by EMS.

At 7:55 p.m., police responded to the 3600 block of Clifton Road when they were told about an assault. 

Officers found one victim suffering from a gunshot wound, and the victim was taken to a hospital.

At 12:05 p.m., police responded to Moses Cone Hospital when they were told about a shooting.

Officers found a male victim suffering from a single gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital in a private vehicle.

At 5:38 p.m., police responded to the 1200 block of Randolph Avenue when they were told about a shooting. 

Officers found one victim suffering from a gunshot wound.  The victim was taken to a hospital.

The investigations are ongoing.

Greensboro police are also working two separate homicide investigations after three people were shot and killed, and one person was hospitalized over the weekend.

At 3:07 a.m. on Saturday, police responded to the intersection of Brice Street and Warren Street when they were told about a gun being fired.

Officers located two victims, later identified as Delorion Deshawn Smith, 19, of Whiteville, and Kwashawn Jaleek Tyson, 20, of Chadbourn, suffering from gunshot wounds.

They were taken to a hospital where they died.

A third victim is in the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

At 1:11 a.m. on Sunday, officers responded to the 300 Block of Edwards Road when they were told about a man down.

Arriving officers found one man suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim, later identified as Mark Anthony Dickerson, Jr., 40, of Greensboro, died on Sunday afternoon, and officers began a homicide investigation.

Anyone with information about either of these incidents 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.org to submit a web tip. All tips to Crime Stoppers are completely anonymous.

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