HIGH POINT, NC. (THECOUNT) — Terrence T. Sparks, 29, of High Point, is charged with first-degree murder, two counts of attempted murder, two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Shawn E. Mitchell Jr., of Winston-Salem, NC, was identified as the victim killed in a shooting that also injured two females in High Point early Sunday morning, according to police.
Mitchell, 26, was shot dead and two women injured following a shooting outside a High Point home on early Sunday.
A 25-year-old High Point woman was shot in the leg and a 22-year-old Thomasville woman was shot in the abdomen.
Mitchell was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot injuries, according to a High Point police press release. Reports say he was shot in the head.
The woman shot in the leg has been treated and released from High Point Regional Hospital. The woman shot in the abdomen was taken to Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro in serious condition, reports MyFox8.
Police say, at least two women were in a fight in the roadway in the 400 block of Lake Avenue with several onlookers, when shots rang out.
Police said at some point during the fight a suspect brandished a weapon and opened fire on all three victims.
A suspect or a motive in the shooting, that occurred near the Macedonia Family Resource Center, was not provided by officials.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident should contact police at 911.
Geo quick facts: High Point is a city located in the Piedmont Triad region of the state of North Carolina. Most of the city is located in Guilford County, with portions spilling into neighboring Randolph, Davidson, and Forsyth counties. High Point is North Carolina’s only city that extends into four counties – Wikipedia.