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by Jordan Green

The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled by Eric Ginsburg

Man shot, suspect arrested on Park Avenue

David Jackson, age 23, was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon after police say he shot Justin Hobgood in the shoulder inside a residence on the 900 block of Park Avenue in Greensboro in the early morning of Feb. 11 around 12:30 a.m. The investigation is ongoing and police did not release an alleged motive.

Hancock Fabric robbed

A suspect walked into Hancock Fabric on High Point Road in Greensboro with a gun and demanded money around 8 p.m. on Feb. 6. The suspect, who wore a bright orange toboggan over his face and was estimated to be around 18 years old, fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

Two teens robbed, one shot

Two teenage boys, ages 16 and 19, were robbed at gunpoint on the corner of McConnell Road and Pichard Street in Greensboro after leaving a party around 12:20 a.m. on Feb. 12. After a vehicle with three occupants approached them, one demanded money at gunpoint and the teenagers said they complied, dropping money on the ground and running. The 16-year old was shot in the leg as he fled and sustained non-life threatening injuries. The investigation is ongoing.

Attempted residential burglary foiled

A resident on the 2300 block of Acorn Drive in Greensboro called the police around 1 a.m. on Feb. 11 in reference to a residential burglary in progress. The victim said Frederick Johnson, 46, tried to force open the front door to her residence. Police found and arrested Johnson after he fled the scene, charging him with firstdegree burglary.

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