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GCSO Arrest in Homicide Case

Post Date:02/27/2019 6:00 PM

Official Press Release
For Immediate Release

Sheriff Danny Rogers reports that on Wednesday February 27, 2019, the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office arrested Donte Shaquille Steele (Black Male, 26 years of age) for the murder of Terrazi Smith (Black Male, 26 years of age).  Mr. Smith and Rickey Meaders-House (Black Male, 24 years of age) were shot shortly before 3:21 a.m. on Saturday January 5, 2019, while traveling in a vehicle on Interstate 85 near Groometown Road.  

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.  Mr. Steele was charged with First Degree Murder, Discharging a Firearm into an Occupied Vehicle, and Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill Inflicting Serious Injury.  Mr. Steele is currently being held in the High Point Jail without bond.
  
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.

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Guilford County Sheriff’s Office
Office of Sheriff Danny H. Rogers

Max Benbassat
Communications Specialist
Guilford County Sheriff’s Office
400 W. Washington St.
Greensboro, NC 27401
336 641 2752 (office)
336 382 6790 (mobile)

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