- Associated Press - Thursday, October 20, 2016

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - The Latest on the shooting deaths in Greensboro (all times local):

4:10 p.m.

Officials in Greensboro have gone door-to-door in five neighborhoods to reassure residents that police are working to make their areas safer after seven killings during the month of October.

The News & Record of Greensboro reports (https://bit.ly/2e5jctx) police, probation officers and elected officials went in search of witnesses following the latest shooting death.

Detective Tony Hinson said he was interviewing a 16-year-old in an early October slaying on Tuesday when officers were called to another fatal shooting. A third fatal shooting occurred Wednesday morning.

One man said ministers holding Bible study won’t even come to his neighborhood to pick him up.

City Councilwoman Sharon Hightower joined the door-to-door effort, saying the community wants to see things change and doesn’t like seeing the killings happen so close to home.

11:15 p.m.

A Greensboro man has died after being shot several times.

Police said in a statement that 27-year-old Sakwane Allah Wray was found about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. Wray was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A neighbor said she heard four or five shots.

No arrests have been made.

The shooting was about a half mile from a grocery store where a security guard was shot and killed Tuesday night. Twenty-six-year-old Kwamane Devone Barnard was shot in that attack.

Capt. Nathaniel Davis said the community and the police need to work together to improve safety in the area.



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