A robbery is believed to have led to a shooting that killed Pam Crumpton Hooks and injured another in Greensboro Friday night, according to a Greensboro police press release.
Hooks, 34, was woman found suffering from an apparent gunshot wound Friday night in a Greensboro residence, a Watch Operations Specialist for the Greensboro Police Department said in a press release.
Another person was also found shot and critically injured at the scene.
Hooks was discovered shot after officers arrived to the home located at, 716 Hidden Lake Court, Greensboro, NC., according to Greensboro police. Another victim, whose name was withheld by police, was also found injured inside the residence.
Officers were called to a home on Hidden Lake Court shortly after 9:30 p.m. Friday where both victims were found with apparent gunshot wounds. Continue reading
High Point, NC., police have arrested Alvin Smith, the North Carolina man wanted in a deadly domestic dispute.
Smith, 30, is alleged to have shot and killed wife and mother, Elizabeth Smith, 33, in front of their children, in a violent domestic dispute Monday night in the 1800 block of Blain Street, High Point, NC. The fatal shooting resulted in an hours-long standoff.
Police say they responded to Blain Street on calls of a domestic dispute. Upon arrival they observed a woman standing with children in the backyard of a residence.
As two officers approached the woman, Alvin Nathanael Smith exited the back of the house and shot Elizabeth Smith several times as the kids looked on in horror. He then re-entered the residence commencing an hours-long police standoff. Continue reading
Johnny Ray Izard Jr., has been named by Lincoln County NC., law enforcement officials as the man found shot dead on New Bold Street. Izard marks the county’s first homicide since 2014.
Officials say they arrived to the scene after receiving reports of shots fired before midnight. Once on-scene, police located Izard, aka, “NUKE,” of Lincolnton, lying on the ground with a fatal gunshot wound.
Izard was transported to CaroMont Regional Medical Center in Gaston County where he was later pronounced dead, according to Lincolnton police. Continue reading
Gastonia, NC, mother, Tyeisha Coneisha Streate, was arrested and charged after police found her three children ages 4, 5, and 7 outside their home drunk on vodka Monday night.
Concerned neighbors contacted police at 8:21 p.m. to report several juveniles “overdosing” in the front yard of a Gastonia area home, located at 1946 Hartford Drive, Gastonia, NC.
First responders located three children “heavily intoxicated” while outside of their home in Gastonia, NC. All were under the age of seven, a police report stated. The children had consumed a “large quantity” of Grey Goose vodka and were observed simulating sex acts on one another. EMS workers also observed an older female child defecating in an open area while the other children looked on. Continue reading
Erica Nichelle Smith has been named as the adult victim in a shooting that took the lives of four people in West Asheville Wednesday night.
Smith, 32, was pronounced dead at the scene, along with two students. The victims include students from Isaac Dickson Elementary School, Asheville Middle School, Asheville High School, and Asheville Middle School.
Police identified, Maurice Laron Garner, saying he shot seven people, three of which passed away. Garner shot himself and was later pronounced dead at an area hospital. Continue reading
Kevin Barron has been named as the Horsham, PA., man arrested over having sexually explicit conversations with a 12-year-old boy he met while referring a boy’s basketball game.
Barron, 21, a Campbell University student and founder of the Miracle Field Challenge, has been arrested and accused of corruption of a minor following sexually explicit Snapchat and Instagram conversations involving a photo.
In January, the 12-year-old’s mother brought her son’s cell phone to Hatboro police, saying that someone had reached out to her son via Snapchat and Instagram and was having sexually explicit conversations with him. Reports show the woman saw a message asking her son to send a photo of his genitalia, which he did. Continue reading
Stephanie Houle has been named as the North Carolina woman arrested by the Kingsport police following an overnight crash that left one man dead.
Gregory A. Sturgill, 44, was killed after Houle, 40, ran a red light in a stolen Ford Ranger and struck his 2002 Hyundai. The truck was reported stolen out of Mars Hill, NC.
The impact caused the car to spin off the road and into a building.
Sturgill was pronounced dead at the scene. Continue reading
Deshawn Patrick Clark was named as the man shot and killed in the parking lot of the Taco Bell in Salisbury, NC., Monday morning. He was 30.
Salisbury police Clark died in a shooting that occurred just before 9 p.m. in a parking lot on East Innes Street in Salisbury Friday night. Clark reportedly ran from the scene into the FT Tobacco Company located at 618 East Innes Street and collapsed, officials say.
Police said Clark was taken to Novant Rowan Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
According to officials, several vehicles in the parking lot of the Taco Bell and a nearby KFC were also damaged in the shooting. Police have not said what may have led to the shooting or whether anyone has been arrested. Continue reading
Randy Williams has been identified as the Lincolnton, NC., man struck and killed in the Monkey Junction area Sunday evening.
According to First Sgt. King with the State Highway Patrol, Williams, 51, died after he walked in front of a truck and was struck.
Sgt. Hugh Cannady with the State Highway Patrol said the truck was traveling northbound when it hit Williams, who was leaving the Scotchman gas station at the corner of the South College Road and Piner Road. First Sgt. King said the driver of the truck was not speeding and not impaired at the time of the collision and isn’t facing charges. Continue reading
For most home sellers, getting hundreds of inquiries is a dream. But an unusual listing ended in a South Carolina man pulling his home from the market, according to a realtor.
The four-bedroom property on Michaelmas Avenue was listed for sale on Zillow for $155,672 – with one weird catch. Don’t bother asking about the occupant upstairs.
According to multiple media outlets, the original posting for the home contained the following message:
Property is being sold “as-is” with no repairs, no clean-up, and no warranties expressed or implied. Upstairs apartment cannot be shown under any circumstances. Continue reading