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by Jordan Green

UNATTENDED TODDLER FOUND IN MEDIAN

Several motorists had stopped to assist when Winston-Salem police officers arrived at the 3500 block of University Parkway, where they found a 2-year-old child in the median near Bethabara Road at 8:33 a.m. on Nov. 2. One of the drivers recognized the child as the son of Sandra Renee Blackwell, 28. The mother was contacted and came to pick up the child. After investigating, police found that the child walked out of the house while his mother was taking her older children to school, and the child’s father, 28-year-old Jamar Crawford, was sleeping. The child traveled less than a quarter mile. Police said Child Protective Services will follow up on the matter.

TERMINATED EMPLOYEE SHOOTS MAN WHO FIRED HIM, THEN HIMSELF

Alex P. Little, 44, an employee of Exprezit gas station on Linville Road, had fired 25-year-old Richard Vance Dixon, also an employee, on Nov. 1. Early Sunday morning, at about 2 a.m., Dixon walked into the gas station with a handgun and shot Little several times. Then, Dixon reportedly left the gas station, retrieved a shotgun from his vehicle and fired many times into the gas station from the parking lot. Then he reportedly turned the gun on himself and fired a fatal shot. Little was taken to Baptist Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.

STREET BRAWL ENDS WITH GUNSHOTS

Greensboro police officers who arrived on the scene at the 1200 block of Randolph Avenue learned that several people had been involved in a street fight. Someone decided to take it to the next level, pulled out a handgun and shot Victor Womack as he fled the scene. The police showed up at about 6:45 p.m. on Sunday. Womack was taken to the hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries. Police have identified three suspects: a black male wearing blue jeans, a white, long-sleeve T-shirt and white tennis shoes; a black male with dreadlocks and a heavyset build wearing blue jeans and a striped Polo shirt; and a black male with dark skin wearing a gray hoodie. Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 336.373.1000.

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