Suspect shot by police during homicide investigation in Greensboro


Diairion Marqui Davis

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — A suspect was shot by police during a homicide investigation on Monday afternoon, according to a news release from Greensboro police.

The shooting happened at 3:25 p.m. at the Hamptons At Country Park apartment complex.

Greensboro police were helping Danville, Virginia, homicide detectives in the apprehension 30-year-old Diairion Marqui Davis, of Reidsville.

Danville police said Davis is a person of interest in the shooting death of Arthur OBrian Anderson.

Davis was in a vehicle when officers found him. While officers were trying to take him into custody, he pulled out a handgun, according to Greensboro police. Officers then shot Davis.

Davis was taken to a local hospital and is listed in stable condition.

Davis faces two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He also has a fugitive warrant out of Danville for possession of a firearm by a violent convicted felon.

The shooting is currently under investigation.

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