Press Release Update: Aggravated Assault on West Gate City Blvd

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UPDATE: The victim that has succumbed to his injuries has been identified as Jaylan Irvin Lassiter-22 years of age of Durham NC.

HOMICIDE: Aggravated Assault

GREENSBORO, NC (September 8, 2018) One victim from the shooting at Lucky 7 Sports Bar has succumbed to his injuries, therefore the aggravated assault has been upgraded to a homicide investigation. The second victim of the shooting has been treated and released from the hospital.
GREENSBORO, NC (September 8, 2018) – At 12:23am on 09/08/2018, Police responded to Lucky 7 Sports Bar, located at 3407 West Gate City Boulevard, in reference to shots fired. Upon arrival Police found evidence of a shooting. Shortly after, Police were notified of two gunshot victims who were taken by personal vehicles to a local hospital where they are being treated for their injuries.
There is no suspect information at this time.
The investigation is ongoing.

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.

Toni E. Kiser, Watch Operations Specialist
Police Department, Watch Operations
City Of Greensboro
100 Police Plaza, Greensboro, NC 27402-3136

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