Update:Suspect Identified in Reference to the Homicide in the 300 Block of Camel Street

*****UPDATE:Suspect Has Been Identified*****

Greensboro, NC (June 17, 2017) -Through investigative efforts, the suspect in the homicide of Dexter Cornelius Brown has been identified as 31 year old Willie Edward Davis of Greensboro. Sufficient probable cause has been established to obtain a warrant for the arrest of Davis on the charge of 1st Degree Murder. After obtaining the warrant, detectives were able to negotiate the peaceful surrender of Davis, who was taken into custody without incident.

Authority: Lt. S. Schultheis, CID

UPDATE HOMICIDE: Aggravated Assault
Greensboro, NC (June 17, 2017) -The victim in this morning’s assault has succumbed to his injuries. He has been identified as 34 year old Dexter Cornelius Brown of Greensboro. Preliminary information developed during the investigation indicates that Mr. Brown became involved in an altercation with his assailant, who was armed with a firearm. During the course of the altercation, the assailant discharged the firearm, striking Mr. Brown.

All information indicates that Mr. Brown and the suspect knew each other and that this incident was not random.

The investigation is ongoing.

Authority: Lt. S. Schultheis, CID

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged 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.

Aggravated Assault
GREENSBORO, NC (June 17, 2017) – At 1:30am on 06/17/2017, Police responded to the 300-block of West Camel Street in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival officers located one victim who was taken to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.
There is no suspect information at this time.
The investigation is ongoing.
The name and address of the victim is being withheld temporarily.

Authority: Lt. JH Marsh, Watch Commander

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged 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.

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Toni E. Kiser, Watch Operations Specialist
Police Department, Watch Operations
City Of Greensboro
336-373-2287
100 Police Plaza, Greensboro, NC 27402-3136
[Police]

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