News Release: Homicide Investigation Corrected

Correction: The victim’s name is Patricia Grant, 72

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CITY OF GREENSBORO Contact: Ronald Glenn
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Phone: 336-574-4002

UPDATE: The victim in this incident has succumbed their injuries. This incident is now being investigated as a homicide. The victim has been identified as Patricia Grant, 72 years old from Greensboro. The investigation is ongoing.
Aggravated Assault

GREENSBORO, NC (July 1, 2021) – On 7.1.2021 at 6:03 a.m. police responded to 2834 Battleground Avenue in reference to an aggravated assault. Officers located one victim suffering from a life threatening gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital by EMS for treatment.

The suspect was described as a black-male wearing a green winter coat with a hood, who fled on foot. There is no additional information at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Greensboro/Guilford Crime Stoppers at 336-373-1000. Citizens can also download the mobile P3tips app for Apple<> or Android<> phones to submit a mobile tip, or go to to submit a web tip. All tips to Crime Stoppers are completely anonymous.
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