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BREAKING: At Least 3 People Shot In Front Of North Carolina Courthouse

Greensboro, NC – At least three people were shot in front of the Guilford County Courthouse on Monday morning and the suspects got away.

Greensboro Police Chief Brian James told reporters at media briefing after the incident that police got a call about shots fired on Eugene Street in the middle of downtown at about 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 16.

Chief James said multiple shots were fired and at least three people were shot.

“We have at least three confirmed victims – possibly more,” he told reporters.

At least one of the victims was in critical condition, according to the police chief.

Chief James said that “preliminarily it looks like it was targeted” and said witnesses had reported more than one vehicle shooting and said that some people on foot were involved in the attack as well.

The chief said police don’t yet know where the victims or the suspects were coming from or going when the gunfire erupted.

“This is insane that a shooting happened downtown in broad daylight while people are going to work,” he said. “People are just trying to live.”

The Guilford County Sheriff’s Office (GCSO) was also on the scene of the incident assisting Greensboro police, WFMY reported.

The front glass windows of the sheriff’s office were shattered by gunfire, according to GCSO Public Information Officer Lori Poag.

Poag said deputies didn’t think the sheriff’s office had been targeted but rather that it was just in the line of fire, WFMY reported.

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Sandy Malone

Managing Editor - Twitter/@SandyMalone_ - Prior to joining The Police Tribune, Sandy wrote the Politics.Net column for the Wall Street Journal and was managing editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine. More recently, she was an internationally-syndicated columnist for Conde Nast (BRIDES), The Huffington Post, and Monsters and Critics. Sandy is married to a retired police captain and former SWAT commander.

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