BREAKING NEWS: Thrift store shooting in Greensboro


A shooting at Flowers Bakery Thrift Shop took place early morning of Nov. 2, 2017. Officers received a 911 call at 9:18 a.m. from the thrift shop’s address at 1227 Fourth St.

According to Greensboro Police Department spokeswoman, Susan Danielsen, the victim was responsive and remained alert while paramedics treated him at the scene. The victim was found with a gunshot wound to the leg and rushed to the hospital; victim’s name has not yet been released.

Flowers Bakery Thrift Shop is located 1½ miles away from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Although, not a popular shopping area for students, several locals make purchases at the discount bread store.

“I have family, so shopping at Flowers Bakery is a weekly thing for us. It sucks that someone was shot there,” said Scott Buster, a local Greensboro resident.

The suspected shooter was said to have fled the scene of the bakery.

Greensboro Police Department is now searching for a man with blue jeans and a red t-shirt who was seen fleeing the scene of the crime.

If you have any information on the events that transpired at Flowers Bakery Thrift Shop contact Greensboro Police Department at (336) 373-2287.


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