The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled
MAN SHOT TO DEATH AT APARTMENT
Upon being dsipatched to an apartment on Summit Avenue at 12:17 a.m. on Dec. 6, Greensboro police found 30-yearold Eliud Ornelas Moreno suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Moreno was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS. Police were interviewing witnesses, but had yet to identify a suspect.
Anyone with information abotu this incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 336.373.1000.
MURDER IN WINSTON-SALEM
Winston Salem police officers responded to a reported shooting on Wanda Way on Sunday. When they got there, Anthony Person, 19, was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his upper torso. Fire and EMS personnel responded, and Person was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
It appears that Person was in an argument with several people at the Citgo station on Walkertown Road earlier that evening. The suspects later showed up at Person’s house, fired several shots, and left the scene in a gold or silver 4-door car. No one else was injured. Person’s next-of-kin has been notified.
GREENSBORO MAN DIES AFTER ALTERCATION WITH POLICE
Zenon Ramirez, 52, was transported to Cone hospital after struggling with police while being arrested for shoplifting alcoholic beverages at Food Lion on East Market Street in Greensboro on Dec. 8. While responding officers JL Beavers and TB Caldwell were trying to arrest Ramirez, police said, Ramirez became physically resistant, requiring them to use physical force to control him. No weapons were used at the time.
Ramirez’s face was injured while resisting arrest, requiring surgery. Medical officials discovered Ramirez was suffering from a pre-existing medical condition that may have been aggravated by the encounter.
Ramirez died at 3:35 a.m. on Monday after he was unable to recover after surgery. The cause of death is pending the results of an autopsy. The State Bureau of Investigation is investigating the case to determine if the officers followed state law and established departmental policies. Officers Beavers and Caldwell have been placed on administrative duties until the investigation is complete.