One year later, family holds vigil for man gunned down in Greensboro

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GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Time does not heal all wounds. Just ask the family members of Mark Davis.

“You have no idea how we feel,” said Davis’ mother, Kimberly Rorie. “We will never feel the same without Mark.”

Davis died following a downtown shooting in Greensboro in November 2014. Greensboro police say Davis was one of many involved in an argument that ended with a shooting. Several were injured, but Davis was the only one who died.

Greensboro police say Gosafat Tito Rodriguez is responsible for Davis’ murder. Rodriguez is still on the run.

Investigators say the suspect has ties to Asheboro, Charlotte and Mexico. Police hope people will come forward with information about the suspect's whereabouts.

One year following Davis’ death, his family held a vigil near where the shooting took place.

Police said the November 2014 incident started as several people were leaving clubs in the area around South Elm and Lewis streets.

Some of the people started arguing, which led to a physical fight and eventually at least two people exchanged gunshots, according to Greensboro police.

Police said several officers in the area heard the gunshots and responded on foot.

Officer Jose M. Chavez, 54, fired his weapon and hit Michael Davis, of High Point, who was actively shooting, according to authorities. Michael Davis survived his injuries. Police said an investigation into the shooting showed that Michael Davis had fired his weapon in self-defense. Michael, also known as Mike, is the twin brother of the deceased victim.

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