Overnight shootings in Greensboro leave 2 dead

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Two homicides happened overnight in Greensboro, according to police. At about 4 a.m. Monday, officers responded to shooting at Brannon Park Apartments on the 3800 block of Mizell Road. When officers arrived, they found a person who appeared to be suffering from a gunshot wound. Despite efforts to save the victim’s life, the victim died. Hours earlier, another person was killed on the southern side of the city, police report. At about 10:40 p.m. Sunday, officers responded to East Montcastle Drive. At the scene, they found a person suffering from a gunshot wound. Efforts were made to save the victim’s life, but the victim died.
Officers have not yet released the names of the victims and continue to investigate. The victim in the East Montcastle Drive shooting is a juvenile, according to a police report. Greensboro police confirmed that the homicides are not related. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000 or text the tip to 274637 using the keyword badboyz. All calls to Crime Stoppers are completely anonymous and may result in a reward up to $2,000. Police report these mark Greensboro’s 11th and 12th homicides of 2019.

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