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GREENSBORO MAN SHOT BY DEPUTIES
Guilford County sheriff’s deputies reported an officer involved shooting on Sunday. The incident began about 2:45 p.m. on Cynthia Road off of Pleasant Garden Road. Deputies responding to a domestic disturbance found that the 45-year old man there had fired a gun.
The man barricaded himself in a shed behind the house. Deputies had been negotiating his surrender, but the man’s cell phone battery died. When authorities attempted to get the man a second phone, he began walking toward the house. Deputies confronted the man and he pointed his gun at two deputies.
The man was shot and transported to Moses Cone Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 6:45 p.m.
MAN ROBBED WHILE WALKING
A man walking along Old Lexington Road in Winston-Salem told police he was approached and robbed by a pair of gun-wielding suspects.
The incident took place Sunday in the 3200 block of Old Lexington Road. The 44-year old man told police he was walking home about 9 p.m. when two males wearing black masks, jeans and dark shirts approached him, threatened him with a handgun and robbed him.
NO CHARGES IN DEATH OF CYCLIST
Greensboro police said that no charges would be filed against a box truck driver from Virginia who struck a cyclist crossing Randleman Road.
The accident took place about 10:44 a.m. on Friday when police said the 72-year old victim was riding his bicycle against traffic while crossing the 2400 block of Randleman Road.
The man was struck by a box truck driven by a man from Charlottesville, Va. The truck was traveling north at the time of the accident.
After the accident was investigated by the Greensboro Police Department’s Crash Reconstruction Team, police determined the truck driver was not at fault in the collision. No charges will be filed related to the accident, police said. !