GREENSBORO, NC – According to Greensboro police, a fatal shooting has taken place outside the Guilford County Courthouse in Greensboro.
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Around. At 11:30 a.m. Monday, police responded to the shooting on Eugene Street.
Three men were injured in the shooting. One of these men, identified as Avion Imeen McLean, 20, of Laurinburg, has died.
One victim is in critical condition and the third victim has no life-threatening injuries.
“The investigation has so far revealed that several individuals exchanged shots near the South Eugene Street entrance to the courthouse. A police officer at the company witnessed the shooting going on and engaged an armed subject by unloading his weapon. Police are still investigating to determine the order of events, “Greensboro police said in a news release.
Police say they want to hear from anyone who knows anything, anyone who may have been injured, or anyone who has been injured.
Greensboro Police Chief Brian James said the shooting appears to be targeted, but they are working to confirm it.
Deputies obtained security camera video of the recording. The video has not been released.
“I’m very worried about that,” James said. “This is insane to have a shooting in daylight like this right in the center, a heavily populated area, people go to court, people go to work, people just try to live. This is absolutely insane and I am very worried about it. ”
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