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Fatal Shooting Greensboro’s 27th Of Year

GREENSBORO, NC — Greensboro Police say the man found shot outside 401 Woodlake Dr. died from his injuries.

Police were dispatched to the residence at approximately 12:29 am after someone called about hearing shots fired. Arriving officers found a man on the lawn, suffering from a single gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at Moses Cone Hospital.

Detectives have identified the victim, whose name will be released after next of kin has been notified. Circumstances surrounding the shooting are unclear, leaving police with no motive or suspect at this stage of the investigation. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 336-373-1000 or text keyword badboyz and the tip to 274637.

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2,500 Guilford Students Get Smart Phones

Some Guilford County Schools are linking with the Sprint 1Million Project to give students free smart phones so they can access the internet.

The project will give 2,500 smart phones to eligible GCS ninth-graders in 14 schools who have limited or no internet access at home. The students will be able to use the phones and 3 GB data plans through their senior year in high school. They can also be used as a hotspot to connect other devices to the internet.

Participating schools are:

  • Andrews High
  • Doris Henderson Newcomers School
  • Dudley High
  • Eastern High
  • Greene Education Center
  • High Point Central High
  • Kearns Academy at Central
  • Middle College at Bennett
  • Middle College at North Carolina A&T State University
  • Page High
  • Pruette SCALE
  • SCALE Greensboro
  • Smith High
  • Twilight

“This opportunity will help students connect to resources they may need outside of school, such as our Brainfuse online homework help and other materials,” says Chief of Staff Nora Carr.

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