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Official Press Release

Post Date:01/07/2019 8:16 AM

Sheriff Danny Rogers reports that at approximately 3:21 a.m. on Saturday January 5, 2019, the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Interstate 85 near Groometown Road in reference to a shooting into an occupied vehicle. Deputies arrived on scene and assisted Guilford EMS with rendering aid to, Terrazi Smith (Black Male, 26 years of age) and Rickey Meaders-House (Black Male, 24 years of age), who both suffered gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to a local hospital. Mr. Meaders-House’s injuries were non-life threatening, however Mr. Smith was pronounced deceased at the hospital. Guilford County Sheriff’s Office detectives conducting this homicide investigation are working with surrounding law enforcement agencies and community members to help solve this crime.

This investigation is on-going and any additional media inquiries should be directed to Sergeant N.E. Triche at (336) 641-3355.

The Guilford County Sheriff’s Office is requesting anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Detective Robertson at (336) 641-5969 or to contact Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000 or text keyword BADBOYZ and your tip to 274637. All calls to Crime Stoppers are completely anonymous.

In addition, Sheriff Danny Rogers will be conducting a press conference with other Law Enforcement Agencies and community leaders on Monday January 7, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. to discuss the issue of gun violence in Guilford County. The press conference will take place outside the Green Drive entrance of the High Point Courthouse locate 505 E. Green Drive.

GCSO Press Release (01-06-19)

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