NC 14-year-old dies after shooting at park


GREENSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) — A teenage boy found with gunshot wounds died from his injuries Monday morning. 

Kingmenmireseti Smith, 14, died from a shooting at Sussman Park. Greensboro Police found Smith hurt around the intersection of Sussmans Street and Ashe Street just before 5 a.m. Police were responding to an aggravated assault call. 

A neighbor told WFMY News 2 she heard gunshots while on her porch having coffee. She thought the sound was fireworks going off. Moments later, she heard police sirens. 

The investigation is proceeding as a homicide. Police had no further details about the shooting. There was no suspect information.

Anyone with information about this case should call Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000 or text keyword badboyz and the tip to 274637. All calls to Crime Stoppers are completely anonymous. Greensboro/Guilford Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to the arrest or indictment of the individual responsible.

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